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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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Known For

Foxfire
Foxfire Writer
(1996)
Smooth Talk
Smooth Talk Writer
(1985)
Foxfire
Foxfire Writer
(2012)
Blonde
Blonde Writer
(2001)

Filmography

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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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Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel: "Beasts". New York: Carroll & Graf, ISBN 0786708964 See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

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Alternate Names:

Lauren Kelly | Rosamond Smith

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on having children] No, I don't think so, but then I was never strongly maternal. My brother also doesn't have children, it could be genetic, but it could be that I was so very interested in writing that I just didn't have time, although I do like children. My role models were childless: Virginia Woolf, Jane Austen, George Eliot, the Brontës. See more »

Trivia:

She is a creative writing professor at Princeton University in Princeton, New Jersey. See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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