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Joyce Carol Oates

The Brian Lehrer Show

Creative Professionals On The Creative Process

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Last week, Joyce Carol Oates told us she knows the entire course of her novel before she sits down to write. It made us wonder: do other creative professionals work the same way?

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Joyce Carol Oates Says Building a Novel Is Like Building a Cathedral

Friday, February 06, 2015

In his interview with the acclaimed novelist Joyce Carol Oates, Brian asked if she ever just starts writing before planning her books. She explained her process to us in 45 seconds.
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The Brian Lehrer Show

Joyce Carol Oates' Take on Tawana Brawley Case

Friday, February 06, 2015

The prolific and acclaimed novelist Joyce Carol Oates has a new book out, and the plot and characters beat a strong-resemblance to the real-life Tawana Brawley story.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

The Politics of Measles; Misremembering; Joyce Carol Oates

Friday, February 06, 2015

The writer Joyce Carol Oates talks about her new work of fiction. Plus: your calls on a story you mis-remembered; the politics of measles and the vaccine; train accidents; and more.

Selected Shorts

Where are You Going, Where Have You Been?

Thursday, January 22, 2015

A girl in peril in a chiller by Joyce Carol Oates

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Selected Shorts

Lost and Found

Thursday, January 22, 2015

An abduction, a rejection, and a reconciliation in three stories presented by David Sedaris.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Little Bird of Heaven

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Bestselling author Joyce Carol Oates on her latest novel, Little Bird of Heaven, a dark, romantic, tale, set in the Great Lakes region of upstate New York, the same setting of her previous novels We Were the Mulvaneys and The Gravedigger's Daughter.

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Studio 360

Joyce Carol Oates

Friday, June 22, 2007

Joyce Carol Oates' new novel, her 36th, is called The Gravedigger's Daughter. It's an imagined account of her own grandmother's life. Oates knew her great-grandparents were German immigrants, but it was the discovery of her grandmother's Jewish background (turned up by an inquisitive ...

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