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Events » November 2023 » Joyce Carol Oates — Miami Book Fair

Joyce Carol Oates — Miami Book Fair


MACABRE FICTION: FEMALE BODY HORROR: In K-MING CHANG’s Organ Meats: A Novel, best friends find refuge with a group of stray dogs that have a mysterious ability to communicate with humans. In A Darker Shade of Noir: New Stories of Body Horror by Women Writers, JOYCE CAROL OATES assembles a spectacular cast of authors to explore the “body horror” subgenre, focusing on fascinating distortions to the corporeal. And in JADE SONG’s Chlorine: A Novel, a young swimmer aches to become a mermaid, an obsession that becomes catastrophic.