In this recent KUOW interview, National Book Award winner and emeritus professor Charles Johnson discusses his newest book, Taming the Ox: Buddhist Stories and Reflections on Politics, Race, Culture,
and Spiritual Practice.
Former UW English major (1993), Siamak Vossoughi has won the Flannery O’Connor Award for Short
Fiction. His collection of stories, Better Than War, will be published by the University of Georgia
Press this fall.
For more about this 4-day dialog, see Saul Austerlitz' review in The Boston Globe.
A film adaptation directed by James
follow later this year.