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Joyce Carol Oates, Novelist, essayist, critic, poet, playwright, and short story writer. 
Source, 1999,
acquired Jan.2003.



Prolific, award-winning, distinguished author and Princeton University creative writing professor, Joyce Carol Oates, has received numerous awards for her achievements and contributions to America’s literary history. Born in 1938, she was raised in a working class family and spent her elementary school years in a one-room school house. Oates began writing books as a teenager and continues to produce several novels a year while also teaching and editing a literary magazine, The Ontario Review. She has written gothic novels, short stories, essays and literary criticism, books about boxing, family sagas and female experiences, and a children’s book.

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