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Joyce Carol Oates

JOYCE CAROL OATES is the author of a number of works of fiction, poetry, and nonfiction. She is the editor of New Jersey Noir and Prison Noir and a recipient of the National Book Award, the PEN America Lifetime Achievement Award, the National Medal in the Humanities, and a World Fantasy Award for Short Fiction. She lives in Princeton, New Jersey, and was recently inducted into the American Philosophical Society. Cutting Edge: New Stories of Mystery and Crime by Women Writers is her latest work.

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New Jersey Noir

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Jonathan Safran Foer and Robert Pinsky join Joyce Carol Oates and other illustrious writers to sift through the hidden dirt of the Garden State.

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Buffalo Noir

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Joyce Carol Oates, Lawrence Block, and others present original stories from the dark side of New York’s second biggest city.

Detroit Noir

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Motor City’s finest literary talents—including Oates, Estleman, Holden, and Parrish—offer a shadowed spectrum of gripping, haunted visions.

USA Noir

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The best USA-based stories in the Akashic noir series, compiled into one volume and edited by Johnny Temple!