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Month: July 2009

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Joyce Carol Oates in Paris

Guest post by Tanya Tromble Joyce Carol Oates made an appearance in Paris on Saturday, July 4, for an interview and book signing session at the Virgin Megastore on the Champs Elysées.  The appearance was to promote the release of the French translation of her Journal.  She responded to questions from an interviewer and then from the audience for about […]

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Reflecting on Joyce Carol Oates

Joanne Creighton, President of Mt. Holyoke College, and Joyce Carol Oates scholar, offers her thoughts on JCO’s life and career in the Summer 2009 issue of On Wisconsin, the University of Wisconsin, Madison alumni magazine. “While Joyce Carol Oates was early called the ‘Dark Lady of American Letters,’ that label is not right. She has tremendous respect for the dark […]