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Joyce Carol Oates

Joyce Carol Oates was born on June 16, 1938 in Lockport, New York, USA. She is a writer, known for Foxfire (1996), Smooth Talk (1985) and Foxfire (2012). She has been married to Charles Gross since March 2009. She was previously married to Raymond Smith. See full bio »

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Foxfire Writer
Smooth Talk
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 2012 Foxfire (novel)
 2011 The Gathering Squall (Short) (based on story by)
 2010/I Zombie (Short) (novella)
 2009/I Fire (Short) (story)
 2006 Small Avalanches (Short) (short story)
 2003 Small Avalanches (Short) (story "Small Avalanches")
 2002 I peina (Short) (novel "Zombie")
 2002 We Were the Mulvaneys (TV Movie) (novel)
 2001 Blonde (TV Mini-Series) (book - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (2001) ... (book)
- Episode #1.1 (2001) ... (book)
 1999 Getting to Know You (stories from Heat)
 1998 Waxwing (Short) (story)
 1996 Foxfire (novel)
 1991 Norman and the Killer (Short) (story)
 1991 Lies of the Twins (TV Movie) (novel "Lives of the Twins" - as Rosamond Smith)
 1985 Smooth Talk (story "Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been")
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Other Works:

Novel: "The Falls" See more »

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1 Print Biography | 2 Interviews | 13 Articles | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Lauren Kelly | Rosamond Smith


5' 8" (1.73 m)

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[on art] We are stimulated to emotional response not by works that confirm our sense of the world, but by works that challenge it. See more »


She appeared at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey. See more »

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