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Oates earns Sandburg Award for lifetime achievement

Joyce Carol Oates , the Roger Berlind '52 Professor in the Humanities, is the recipient of the 2002 Carl Sandburg Literary Award for lifetime achievement. The award is administered by the Chicago Public Library Foundation.

A prolific author, Oates has written novels, poetry, drama and literary criticism. She has won the F. Scott Fitzgerald Award for Outstanding Achievement in American Literature (1998), the PEN/Malamud Award for Achievement in the Short Story (1996), the Bram Stoker Lifetime Achievement Award in Horror Fiction (1996) and the National Book Award (1970).

Contact: Lauren Robinson-Brown (609) 258-3601

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