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Joyce Carol Oates
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Joyce Carol Oates
Longtime Conjunctions contributor Joyce Carol Oates’s books include The Doll-Master and Other Stories (Mysterious Press), A Book of American Martyrs, and Soul at the White Heat: Inspiration, Obsession, and the Writing Life (both Ecco). Her story “Undocumented Alien” in Conjunctions:67, Other Aliens received a Pushcart Prize.

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Vol. 70
Sanctuary: The Preservation Issue
Spring 2018
Edited by Bradford Morrow

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A Selected Text from Conjunctions:70, Sanctuary: The Preservation Issue
May 22, 2018
Take him, Alma wrote almost ten years ago, when she was still a senior in high school and her English teacher, Mr. Poland, tried to teach her and her retrograde classmates how to craft compelling opening sentences for their college admissions essays
A Selected Text from Conjunctions:70, Sanctuary: The Preservation Issue
May 15, 2018
Punishment is a poor substitute for justice. When, after all, does punishment end? And what is punishment meant to do?
May 8, 2018
You still eat roots the way each footstep
put together this hillside
as if it was once a pond and slowly

dried for the afternoon–a simple life
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