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My Life as a Rat

A novel by Joyce Carol Oates “A painful truth of family life: the most tender emotions can change in an instant.  You think your parents love you but is it […]

B.F. Skinner
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Hazards of Time Travel

A Novel by Joyce Carol Oates A dystopian novel of one young woman’s resistance against the constraints of an oppressive society, from the inventive imagination of Joyce Carol Oates. “Time […]

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The Glass Ark: A Joyce Carol Oates Bibliography

The Glass Ark is a bibliography of works by and about Joyce Carol Oates, covering her entire career, from the 1950’s to the present.

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Raymond J. Smith

As the editor and publisher of the distinguished literary magazine Ontario Review and of Ontario Review Press, and as the husband of novelist Joyce Carol Oates, Ray led a rich and full life devoted not only to his work and his marriage but also to numerous friends in the Princeton area and beyond.

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Bearing Witness: Joyce Carol Oates Studies

Bearing Witness: Joyce Carol Oates Studies is a peer-reviewed, open-access scholarly journal focusing on the writing of Joyce Carol Oates and related subjects, with the goal of advancing knowledge of and […]

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Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?

First published in Epoch, Fall 1966. Included in Prize Stories: O Henry Award Winners (1968), and The Best American Short Stories (1967). Introduction to “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?” Why is “Where Are You […]

Forthcoming Works
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Forthcoming Books

  See also: Recently published stories, essays, poems, and other articles by Joyce Carol Oates.     The New Kitten (children’s book) By Joyce Carol Oates and Dave Mottram Expected […]

Les Beaux Jours by Balthus
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Beautiful Days: Stories

A new collection of eleven mesmerizing stories by American master Joyce Carol Oates, including the 2017 Pushcart Prize–winning “Undocumented Alien” In the diverse stories of Beautiful Days, Joyce Carol Oates […]

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Mr. Rooster

By Joyce Carol Oates A shortened version of “Mr. Rooster” was published in The New York Times Magazine; the full version is published in Bearing Witness: Joyce Carol Oates Studies. […]