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Joyce Carol Oates
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    (June 16, 1938- )
    Wrote ‘With Shuddering Fall (1964), ‘A Garden of Earthly Delights (1967),’ ‘them (1969),’ ‘Wonderland (1971),’ ‘The Assassins (1975),’ ‘The Childwold (1976),’ ‘Cybele (1979),’ ‘Unholy Loves (1979),’ ‘Bellfleur (1980),’ ‘A Bloodsmoor Romance (1984),’ ‘Mysteries of Winterthurn (1984),’ Marya (1986),’ ‘American Appetites (1989),’ ‘Because It Is Bitter, and Because It Is My Heart (1990),’ ‘Black Water (1992),’ ‘Foxfire: Confessions of a Girl Gang (1993),’ ‘Zombie (1995),’ ‘We Were the Mulvaneys (1996),’ ‘Man Crazy (1997),’ ‘Blonde (2000),’ ‘Middle-Age (2001),’ ‘Big Mouth and Ugly Girl (2002),’ ‘Freaky Green Eyes (2003)’ and ‘The Falls (2004)’
    Teaches creative writing at Princeton University
    She is stereotyped as a ‘women’s writer.’
    She is friends with Mike Tyson.
    She was a teacher’s pet as a child.
    She looks like Shelley Duvall.
    She wears what might be the biggest pair of eyeglasses ever created for serious use.
    She grew up poor.
    She is one of the most prolific contemporary writers.
    Her books are popular with both readers and critics.
    She’s won many writing awards and prizes.
    She says she thinks most writers are full of themselves.
    She never accepts payment for doing readings and lectures.
    She’s written several good horror stories.

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