Defying Destiny: Ruth Ozeki & Jael Richardson
Originally aired on October 28
Re-release November 30
Novelist, filmmaker and Zen Buddhist priest Ruth Ozeki offers up The Book of Form and Emptiness, a bold, wise, playful story of a teenaged boy who begins to hear voices following the death of his beloved father, and must sort through the cacophony to listen to the things that truly matter. Award-winning author, book columnist and founder of The FOLD, Jael Richardson presents her national bestselling novel Gutter Child. Richardson expertly brings to life a modern heroine who must find the strength to forge her own future amongst heartbreaking disadvantages and shocking injustices, defying a system that tries to shape her destiny. Join us for a poignant conversation with these authors on shaping one’s destiny and developing a unique voice in a noisy, unjust world.
Interviewer: Deandra Lalonde
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