Joyce Carol Oates will be reading from her work and answering questions at the Morrison Library on April 9 from 5-6pm for the Library’s monthly prose reading series, Story Hour.
Joyce Carol Oates has written some of the most enduring fiction, including We Were the Mulvaneys and Blonde. Most recently, she published Carthage and The Sacrifice, as well as the story collections High-Crime Area and Lovely, Dark, Deep.
Oates’ many honors include the National Book Award, the PEN/Malamud Award for Excellence in Short Fiction, the Prix Femina Etranger, and the President’s Medal in the Humanities. She was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and has been a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters since 1978. Oates has taught recently at Berkeley and Stanford, and is on the faculty at Princeton University.