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Ruth Ozeki

Ruth Ozeki
Photo courtesy of Kris Krug

Ruth Ozeki, author of My Year of Meats and All Over Creation, is an award-winning writer and filmmaker, and Zen Buddhist priest. Her critically acclaimed independent films, including Halving the Bones, have been screened at Sundance and aired on PBS. She is affiliated with the Brooklyn Zen Center and the Everyday Zen Foundation. A Canadian-American citizen, she lives in British Columbia and New York City.

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