Joyce Carol Oates on Twitter

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“140 characters too short for heartbreak but ideal for heartburn” – @Joycecaroloates

It’s happening: Joyce Carol Oates, writer and recent recipient of the Norman Mailer Prize for Lifetime Achievement, has joined twitter this month. Oates’s twitter personality is wise and poetic. Her tweets stray away from musings of the Metro-North and academic banter and tend to be really hilarious cultural commentary.


Julie Morse lives in San Francisco and is a poetry teacher. She can be found @JulieMorse16 . More from this author →