Tickets Still Available for June 22 Reading with Joyce Carol Oates!

On the occasion of its 40th anniversary John Cabot University is pleased to welcome renowned American author Joyce Carol Oates as Novelist-in-Residence for the Summer Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation.

A Conversation with Joyce Carol Oates
Thursday, 21 June, 8:30 p.m.
Aula Magna Regina, Guarini Campus, John Cabot University, Via della Lungara 233.
Reception to follow. During the evening Ms. Oates will announce the winners of the Italy Writes contest for Italian high school students. This event is sold out.

A Reading by Joyce Carol Oates
Friday, 22 June, 8:30 p.m. La Sala Grande in San Lorenzo in Miranda, beside the Roman Forum, Via di Miranda 10.
Reception to follow. To reserve up to two free tickets to this event, click here.

Photo ID is required to enter the event, which will begin at the indicated time. Guests will not be allowed to enter after the event has begun.
Joyce Carol Oates published her first book in 1963 and has since published over fifty novels, as well as many volumes of short stories, poetry, and nonfiction. Her novel Them (1969) won the National Book Award, and her novels Black Water (1992), What I Lived For (1994), and Blonde (2000) were nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. Her many awards include the M.L. Rosenthal Award of the National Institute of Arts and Letters, the O. Henry Award, the PEN/Malamud Award for Excellence in the Art of the Short Story, the Prix Femina Étranger, and the National Humanities Medal. Since 2008, Oates has been the the Roger S. Berlind ’52 Professor in the Humanities with the Program in Creative Writing at Princeton University, where she has taught since 1978.