Joyce Carol Oates
The great lost American fragment novel.
The playwright discusses his formative years, rejuvenation of historical material, and how race is coded into theatergoing itself.
Always they ask of him: When did you begin?
With five titles short-listed for National Book Awards, and the fiction prize for Them in 1970, Joyce Carol Oates has been one of the presiding voices of American literature for the past four decades.