Ruth Ozeki http://www.ruthozeki.com

Ruth Ozeki

Biography

Ruth Ozeki is an award-winning novelist and filmmaker. She is the author of My Year of Meats (1998) and All Over Creation (2002). Ozeki was born and raised in Connecticut, by an American father and Japanese mother. In June 2010 she was ordained as a Zen Buddhist priest. She divides her time between British Columbia and New York.



  • Keystone Species

    RUTH OZEKI

    'I believe you can gauge the cultural health of an area by the number of independent bookshops and their ratio to, say, outlets of Gap.'

  • Drive

    The first ever interactive Blippar book

    CANONGATE

    Watch our little demo video here.

  • Drive

    Read an Extract

    RUTH OZEKI

    Download an extract from the beginning of A Tale for the Time Being.

  • A Tale for the Time Being Book Trailer

    RUTH OZEKI

    The US trailer for A Tale for the Time Being, filmed in Desolation Sound, Canada.

  • the story behind the story

    The story behind the story

    RUTH OZEKI

    Read Ruth's note on how she came to write the book.

  • BBC Radio 3

    BBC Radio 3 Nightwaves

    RUTH OZEKI

    'Rana Mitter talks to Danny Boyle about grand narrative history and his new film, and Ruth Ozeki discusses her new novel.'

  • Longlisted for the Booker Prize

    RUTH OZEKI

    A Tale for the Time Being hits the Booker longlist.

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