Carol Sklenicka will read from Raymond Carver: A Writer’s Life. Two decades after his death, this definitive biography tells the story of Carver’s uncanny ambition, legendary life and enduring work. Sklenicka shows how this quintessentially American life fostered the stories that knowing readers have cherished from their first publication until the present day. Carol Sklenicka’s stories, essays, and reviews have been published in numerous periodicals. To research the life of Raymond Carver, she studied archives and visited towns all over the United States and conducted hundreds of interviews with his relatives, friends, and colleagues. Raymond Carver: A Writer’s Life was listed as one of The New York Times Ten Best Books for 2009.
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