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Joyce Carol Oates

Joyce Carol Oates is a recipient of the National Book Critics Circle Lifetime Achievement Award, the National Book Award, the PEN / Malamud Award, the LA Times Book Award and the Jerusalem Prize. She is the author of the forthcoming novel My Life as a Rat (Ecco, June 2019) as well as the national bestsellers We Were The MulvaneysBlondeThe FallsThe Gravedigger’s Daughter and The Accursed. She is the Roger S. Berlind Distinguished Professor of the Humanities at Princeton University and has been a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters since 1978.

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