Tag Archives: Joyce Carol Oates

“Smooth Talk” (1985)

The realistic coming of age film, “Smooth Talk” was based in part, on the short story “Where Are You Going, “Where Have You Been” written by Pulitzer Prize Finalist for Fiction and National Book Award winner Joyce Carol Oates (Them). … Continue reading

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“Black Water By Joyce Carol Oates”

The main protagonist of Joyce Carol Oates’, taut, thought-provoking, and suspenseful novella, “Black Water,” is Kelly Kelleher. The intelligent, twenty-six year old, political journalist works for a magazine called the ‘Citizen Inquiry.’ During a festive Fourth of July celebration, located … Continue reading

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“Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?”

“Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?” is a short story written by prolific author, Joyce Carol Oates (A Garden of Earthly Delights), which was first published by Cornell University in the Fall 1966 issue of their literary magazine, … Continue reading

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