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Ruth Ozeki Visits Franklin and Parkrose High Schools

Everybody Reads 2023 author Ruth Ozeki visited Franklin and Parkrose high schools on Thursday, March 16th to have a conversation with students. Over 130 high schoolers came to their school libraries to talk to Ozeki about A Tale for the Time Being, her history as a writer and filmmaker, and the craft of fiction.

Award-winning novelist Ruth Ozeki talks to students at Franklin High School
Author Ruth Ozeki talks with students at Parkrose High School

Students asked questions about Ozeki’s film and TV career, and even got some advice for writers who are just starting out. The two stops came before the culminating event of Everybody Reads 2023, An Evening with Ruth Ozeki at the Keller Auditorium.

Order Ruth Ozeki’s Everybody Reads title A Tale for the Time Being, and her most recent novel, The Book of Form and Emptiness.

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