The Imaginary Real: Weaving Fact into Fiction Ruth Ozeki & Claire Vaye Watkins

Ruth Ozeki and Claire Vaye Watkins will participate in a discussion tomorrow sponsored by the Pen/Faulkner Foundation. The event will be from 7:30 – 9:00 pm. The discussion will be on “The Imaginary Real: Weaving Fact into Fiction.”

Ozeki is a novelist, filmmaker, and Zen Buddhist priest. Her novels include My Year of Meats, All Over Creation, and A Tale for the Time Being.

Watkins is the author of the story collection Battleborn, which was named a Best Book of 2012 by the San Francisco Chronicle, Boston Globe, and Time Out New York.

Nate Brown is the moderator. He has published fiction in the Iowa Review, Mississippi Review, Five Chapters, the Carolina Quarterly, and elsewhere. He lives in Baltimore, Maryland, where he coordinates the PEN/Faulkner Foundation’s Writers in Schools expansion program in Baltimore City Public Schools

Tickets are $15.00.

Below is a video from YouTube where Ozeki reads from her latest novel, A Tale for the Time Being, and discusses her work with David Palumbo-Liu, a professor of Comparative Literature at Stanford.



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