Joyce Carol Oates in Jerusalem, Israel
Jerusalem, Israel. 12th May, 2019. Jerusalem Mayor MOSHE LION (L) presents the 2019 Jerusalem Prize to American author JOYCE CAROL OATES (C) at the opening of the International Writers Festival at the Jerusalem YMCA. The Jerusalem Prize is focused on honoring writers whose work evokes 'the freedom of the individual in society'. Oates has published 58 novels since 1964 at the age of 26 as well as a number of plays and novellas, short stories, poetry and nonfiction. Credit: Nir Alon/Alamy Live News.