joyce carol oates
'Intimacy,' a Story by Joyce Carol Oates
A celebrated visiting writing professor regrets her decision to hold office hours after sunset when a male student—an outlier who writes graphically violent, autobiographical stories—comes in and demands more attention than she wants to give him.
Read This New Short Story, 'The Situations,' from Writer Joyce Carol Oates
In this short piece of fiction from one of America's most prolific writers, we head out on a drive with a family who finds three kittens on the side of the road.