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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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 2016 Blonde (novel) (pre-production)
 2012 Foxfire (novel)
 2011 The Gathering Squall (Short) (based on story by)
 2010 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)
 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:

Essay: "Tough Guy Writers Of The 30s". See more »

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2 Interviews | 13 Articles | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Lauren Kelly | Rosamond Smith
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Personal Quote:

[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 »

Trivia:

She was awarded the 2010 National Humanities Medal for her contributions to American letters. The author of more than 50 novels, as well as short stories, poetry and nonfiction, she has been honored with the National Book Award and the PEN/Malamud Award for excellence in the art of short story. See more »

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