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The Pulitzer Prize that wasn’t given to THEM


In fact, the Pulitzer Prize Jury felt that them was the “best novel of 1969” and unanimously recommended that the award be given to Oates. Nonetheless, the Pulitzer Prize Board voted to give the award to Jean Stafford instead.

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Awards & Honors


Full Lists of Awards & Honors: Awards for Individual Works Works in Award Anthologies Career Awards Recent Awards & Honors 2018 Pushcart Prize: “Undocumented Alien” 2017 Mystery Readers International Macavity Awards, Best […]

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2016 American Philosophical Society Member An eminent scholarly organization of international reputation, the American Philosophical Society promotes useful knowledge in the sciences and humanities through excellence in scholarly research, professional meetings, […]

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France Honors Joyce Carol Oates


Not to be outdone by Italy, France shows its respect for JCO with two new awards. The first is the Prix Bel Ami where JCO’s novel After the Wreck, I Picked Myself Up, Spread My Wings, and Flew Away wins in the young adult category. The second is the Lucien Barrière Literary Award given to Blonde, which will be awarded at the Deauville […]

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Fifty Years


When she was a junior at Syracuse University, JCO entered her short story “In the Old World” in the Mademoiselle College Fiction Competition. The story was selected as co-winner of the competition (two winners each year) and was published in the August 1959 issue.

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Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror 2008


Ace anthologist Ellen Datlow—called “the premiere horror editor of her generation” by Publisher’s Weekly—has announced in her blog the contents of the The Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror 2008 which will include Joyce Carol Oates’s story “Valentine, July Heat Wave.” The story was first published in Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine and later collected in The Museum of Dr. Moses: Tales […]