Joyce Carol Oates – Genius of the Literary Life

Esteemed writer and novelist Joyce Carol Oates closed out Litquake Palo Alto in discussion with fellow author Keith Raffel. Among her many honors are the PEN/Malamud Award for Excellence in Short Fiction and the National Book Award. Oates is the Roger S. Berlind Distinguished Professor of the Humanities at Princeton University, and has been a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters since 1978. This compelling discussion was also included in 92Y’s 7 Days of Genius lecture series.

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Scott Murray

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Scott Murray works as the Digital Marketing Manager at the OFJCC, lending his filmmaking skills to the JCC’s video segments and strengthening its presence on the web. A self-proclaimed fitness and music junkie, outside the office he can be found serving up some beach volleyball, running by the bay or strumming his guitar.

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