Moderator: Laura Kroetsch
Novelist, filmmaker and Zen Buddhist priest Ruth Ozeki’s new novel The Book of Form and Emptiness tells the story of Benny Oh, a boy who discovers he can hear voices coming from objects after the death of his father. Seeking some quiet, Benny hides out in the public library where he discovers a book that speaks only to him. Join Ruth for a conversation about grief, creativity and psychological difference.
Ruth Ozeki is a novelist, filmmaker, professor, and Zen Buddhist priest. She is the author of My Year of Meats, All Over Creation, A Tale for the Time Being, and The Face: A Time Code. Her novel, The Book of Form and Emptiness, is forthcoming.
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Laura Kroetsch is a longtime curator and producer of literary and ideas events. She is the former Director of Adelaide Writers' Week, the co-creator of Dark & Dangerous Thoughts at Dark Mofo, and recently worked on Festival of Ideas as part of Illuminate.