Oates attended graduate school at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and lived in Detroit in the 1960s.
Unable to sleep without pills, uninterested in food, Oates dragged herself through the days.
Although Oates and Smith worked together, editing their literary journal, the Ontario Review, she rarely showed him her fiction.
"I felt when I lost Ray that all the books on the shelves and all of the awards were vanity," [Oates] said.
For Oates, finding affordable childcare that would allow her to attend classes might have proved impossible.
Oates knew the Savoy, and said falsely that he had met Coleman there.
He returned to London, and revealed his Oates's Revelations.
They did not allow Oates above nine–pence a day, of which he complained much; and Hutchinson relieved him often.
Oates, I am glad to observe, declines to recognise this species.
He was one of Locke's correspondents, and once at least paid him a visit at Oates.