Joyce Carol Oates

Joyce Carol Oates (b. 1938) is an American writer. Oates published her first book in 1963 and has since published 58 novels, as well as a number of plays and novellas, and many volumes of short stories, poetry, and nonfiction. She has won many awards for her writing, including the National Book Award, two O. Henry Awards, the National Humanities Medal and the Jerusalem Prize. Oates has taught at Princeton University since 1978.

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