Joyce Carol Oates

Culture Report: A Literary Haven at Mishkenot Sha’ananim

Amos Oz, who died in December, was to celebrate his 80th birthday at the opening event of the festival in May 2019. Instead, a tribute to Oz was held in his memory.

Writer Joyce Carol Oates poses with her book "Blonde" during a photocall after she won the Literary
Famed author Joyce Carol Oates wins 2019 Jerusalem Prize

As Oates graciously acknowledges her honor to be a recipient, she explained her mysterious Jewish heritage.

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