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I realized I was gay when I was 10. I did not know how to deal with it. There was nothing I could do. The feeling that I
The new novel is to my mind the single best piece of writing on gun violence that has ever been done.
News outlets, famous authors and bloggers had to check their racial bias.
Additional Inspiration Available Now JOE'S PUB, NEW YORK - On June 27th, Joyce Carol Oates, Ben Arthur and Ted Leo hit the
A diamond list of magnificent literary works celebrating their 10th Anniversary this year.
Elizabeth Gilbert and Lev Grossman were voracious readers as kids.
While many thought it funny and reposted it with their own mock outrage, a small number may have shared it under the belief
Prize fighting is a metaphor for life. At least it's one of the metaphors and it's probably the metaphoric quality that accounts
Football in Madison creates a shared connection between generations that began for me on the plane ride from LaGuardia airport and continued as I checked in to my hotel.
Writer Joyce Carol Oates tends to veer away from the lighthearted. She's a Princeton professor, the author of more than 70
As for methods of getting work done, it's not that complicated. You can write, for hours and hours without stopping, even to eat, or you can write with breaks.
You hated my work? You want to tell me? Fair enough. Take your best shot, then move on. Life, Jane, is too damn short to
What's the best thing about being a writer? I may need a while to consider this. Who are your literary heroes? You have to
A version of this post also appears on Gossip Central. Words matter. On Thursday, the Guild Hall stage became a forum for
Joyce Carol Oates is one of our favorite writers and writing personalities. A prolific tweeter, the 75 year old today put
This Mother's Day, I'm steeped in the subject of missing mothers. I've found myself in many private conversations, and a growing public conversation, about how we cope (or don't cope) when mothers are gone, whether they've passed away or are lost to dementia.