When: Mon., Sept. 24, 7:30 p.m. 2018
The iconic, extraordinary Joyce Carol Oates is the recipient of the National Book Award and five-time Pulitzer Prize finalist. Beautiful Days is a collection of mesmerizing stories of passion, independence, and defiance, exploring the most secret, intimate, and unacknowledged interior lives of characters not unlike ourselves. Her remarkable literary industry—which includes work as an editor and anthologist—spans forms, themes, topics and genres. She was awarded the National Humanities Medal in 2010 by President Barack Obama.