Joyce Carol Oates in conversation.
This is an online event hosted by Unique Media. Bookers will be sent a link in advance giving access and will be able to watch at any time for 48 hours after the start time.
“Literature is essential to society in the way that dreams are essential to our lives. We can’t live without dreaming – as we can’t live without sleep.” The legendary American writer and teacher Joyce Carol Oates shares insights from her prodigious body of work and from her latest collection of four new novellas, Cardiff, by the Sea. In these psychologically daring, chilling pieces, she writes about women facing threats past and present, and reminds us why she is so often praised as one of America's most significant contemporary writers. Joyce Carol Oates will be in conversation with Kirsty Logan.
Joyce Carol Oates is the author of over 70 books, including Because It Is Bitter, and Because It Is My Heart; Black Water; Mudwoman; Carthage; The Man Without a Shadow; and A Book of American Martyrs. She is the winner of a host of prizes, including the National Book Award and a Guggenheim Fellowship. A cinematic adaptation of her best-seller Blonde will premiere on Netflix this year. She is Professor of the Humanities at Princeton University.
Kirsty Logan’s latest book is Things We Say in the Dark; she is the author of three short story collections, two novels, a flash fiction chapbook, a short memoir, and collaborative work including Lord Fox, a live show of spoken word, song and harp music, and The Knife-Thrower’s Wife, an Angela Carter-inspired album. Her books have won the Lambda Literary Award, Polari Prize, Saboteur Award, Scott Prize and Gavin Wallace Fellowship. She lives in Glasgow with her wife and their rescue dog. She has tattooed toes.
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