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Ruth Ozeki

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Ruth Ozeki

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Full Name: Ruth Ozeki
Born: March 12, 1965
New Haven, Connecticut
Occupation: Writer, Filmmaker
Nationality: Canadian American


Ruth Ozeki (born March 12, 1956) is a Canadian-American novelist, filmmaker and Zen Buddhist priest. She worked in commercial television and media production for over a decade and made several independent films before turning to writing fiction.

Ozeki was born and raised in New Haven, Connecticut by an American father, Floyd Lounsbury, and a Japanese mother, Masako Yokoyama. She studied English and Asian Studies at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts and traveled extensively in Asia. She received a Japanese Ministry of Education Fellowship to do graduate work in classical Japanese literature at Nara University.

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