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Smith Reads Talks with Author Ruth Ozeki ’80
Ruth Ozeki ’80—award-winning author, filmmaker, Zen Buddhist priest, and Smith College professor of English language and literature—discusses her writing process; how Smith has impacted her life and career; and her latest novel, The Book of Form and Emptiness. The book has been awarded the 2022 Women’s Prize for Fiction, one of the United Kingdom’s most prestigious literary awards.