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Joyce Carol Oates Wins Author Award

December 9, 2002 |

(AP) _ Joyce Carol Oates says she's always looking for something that will trigger her imagination. "Being a writer is liberating," says Oates, who's written nearly 100 books. ... Oates said selection by Oprah ...

ON THE SAME PAGE: Here's what's new at the Manistee County Library

August 12, 2021 |

. • "Night, Neon: Tales of Mystery and Suspense" by Joyce Carol Oates is a collection of short stories narrating daily life gone wrong. • "Breathe," also by Joyce Carol Oates, is set in New Mexico. ... She ...

Joyce Carol Oates takes on middle age -- and death

November 4, 2001 |

Reviewed by Carey Harrison Middle Age A Romance By Joyce Carol Oates HARPERCOLLINS; 480 PAGES; $28 Another splendid novel, hard on the heels of her best-selling "Blonde," from the dauntingly prolific Joyce Carol ...

Joyce Carol Oates Is So Bad Here, She's Good

May 2, 1999 |

Ellen McGarrahan, Special to The Chronicle A good writer can get away with murder, as Joyce Carol Oates proves in her recent pseudonymous novel, STARR BRIGHT WILL BE WITH YOU SOON (Dutton; 264 pages; $23.95). ...

Bellows' Art Makes Joyce Carol Oates Read Like a Lightweight

January 7, 1996 |

REVIEWED BY, KENNETH BAKER GEORGE BELLOWS American Artist By Joyce Carol Oates Ecco; 69 pages; $22 Can a great writer's testimonial enlarge an artist's stature? The answer appears to be no, if we take Joyce ...

Seeing Marilyn Through New Eyes / Joyce Carol Oates' novel explores Monroe's life and mystique

April 9, 2000 |

REVIEWED BY Brian Bouldrey BLONDE By Joyce Carol Oates Ecco; 738 pages; $27.50 "Blonde" -- all 738 pages of it -- is about the life and times of the blonde, Marilyn Monroe, the blonde written about extensively ...

Telluride Film Festival Lineup Includes 'Belfast,' 'King Richard' and 'Spencer'

September 1, 2021 |

Riz Ahmed, Jane Campion and Peter Dinklage will receive festival tributes prior to their films' debuts. Clayton Davis, provided by Click here to read the full article. Celebrating its 48th edition, the Telluride ...

Book World: Nghi Vo's demonic adaptation of 'The Great Gatsby' might be - gasp - jazzier than the original

June 18, 2021 |

But "The Chosen and the Beautiful" is much closer to Joyce Carol Oates's 2013 novel, "The Accursed," her fiend-infused history of Princeton University.

Social Lites - Walden

February 12, 2021 |

In January the book of choice was "Bellefleur" by Joyce Carol Oates.

Today's Birthdays

June 15, 2020 |

Author Joyce Carol Oates is 82.

Spencertown Academy connects history, future with virtual concerts

November 10, 2020 |

Among the bookfest speakers was famed author Joyce Carol Oates.

Revisiting the Film That Launched Laura Dern's Bold, Prolific Career

February 23, 2021 |

It's a fitting, overdue canonization for a film directed by Joyce Chopra with remarkable perceptiveness, and featuring a fully formed star turn from Dern, a multilayered performance that offers some clues as to ...

Youtube, Zoom giving virtual life to Albany Book Festival

September 2, 2020 |

The two previous Albany Book Festivals drew scores of bibliophiles to the uptown campus for presentations and book signings by the likes of Joyce Carol Oates, Doris Kearns Goodwin and Albany native Gregory ...

Sharon Playhouse welcomes director of education

November 27, 2020

As well as an a educator, Baldwin is also a noted performer and first performed on the stage of the Sharon Playhouse when he was 10 years old, playing Billy in The Woman Who Laughed, the world premiere of a play ...

Writers Institute Book Festival puts authors and their craft in the spotlight

September 14, 2019 |

Some of the luminaries that drew audiences included Jamaica Kincaid, Joyce Carol Oates and Dani Shapiro. ... Author Joyce Carol Oates speaks to a fan during the New York State Writers Institute's 2019 Book ...

Read a story to a cat at Byrd's Books in Bethel

November 21, 2019

What do authors Ernest Hemingway, Joyce Carol Oates, Mark Twain, Jorge Luis Borge, and T.S.

2019 Albany Book Festival lineup announced

August 16, 2019

Esteemed literary icons Joyce Carol Oates and Jamaica Kincaid, memoirists Dani Shapiro and Abigail Thomas, bestselling romance writer Sylvia Day, historian Eric Foner and a panel of young African writers are ...

For an adult child of sick parents, the pandemic is a crippling paradox

July 23, 2020 |

Joyce Carol Oates once asked, "What is a family, after all, except memories?"

Shelf Life

March 4, 2018 |

Angela Bauer, abauer@myjournalcourier.com ADULT FICTION "Beautiful Days" by Joyce Carol Oates: This riveting book contains 11 new stories by American master Joyce Carol Oates, including the 2017 Pushcart Prize-winning "Undocumented Alien".

Danbury high-schooler's poem noted in national competition

March 28, 2017 |

By Rob Ryser DANBURY - A high school senior's poem was recognized in a national competition that has given awards to young writers including Sylvia Plath and Joyce Carol Oates, according to a release.

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