Joyce Carol Oates
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"Debut short story collection:" By the North Gate (1963)

"Debut novel:" With Shuddering Fall (1964)

"Debut poetry collection:" Anonymous Sins and Other Poems (1969)

"Debut play:" Miracle Play (1974)

/ influences = Charlotte Brontë, Emily Brontë, Lewis Carroll, Charles Dickens, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, William Faulkner, H.P. Lovecraft, Ernest Hemingway, Desmond Hogan, James Joyce, Franz Kafka, D. H. Lawrence, Flannery O'Connor, Edgar Allan Poe

/ influenced = Chris Bohjalian, Jonathan Safran Foer, Shannon Bramer, Brandon M. Stickney

/ awards = 1967 O. Henry Award

1973 O. Henry Award

1970 National Book Award

2010 National Humanities Medal

2012 Stone Award for Lifetime Literary Achievement

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/spouse=Raymond J. Smith

(1961–2008; his death)Charles Gross (2009–present)


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