Joyce Carol Oates: Bearing Witness

Writers are not only storytellers – they are also witnesses to the world around them, reflecting and critiquing it through their imagined worlds. Iconic American author Joyce Carol Oates (A Book of American Martyrs) delves into ethics, empathy and bearing witness as a novelist, and how fiction gives both readers and writers the opportunity to explore and understand both sides of complex, multifaceted issues.

Tickets go on sale at 9am Friday 21 July. This session is not able to be booked on a Festival Pass.

Supported by the US Consulate General

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Joyce Carol Oates

Joyce Carol Oates has written some of the most enduring fiction of our time, including national bestsellers We Were the Mulvaneys and...

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25 August – 3 September