Raymond Carver, American Writer

Just the Facts:
  • Name: Raymond Carver
  • Birth: May 25, 1938, Clatskanie, Oregon, USA
  • Death: August 2, 1988, Port Angeles, Washington, USA
  • Language: English
  • Who he was: American short-story writer and poet who contributed to the revitalization of the American short story during the 1980s. His story "What We Talk About When We Talk About Love" was the "play within a play" in Alejandro Iñárritu's film Birdman; the short story collection Where I'm Calling From is cited by Bloom. Pulitzer Finalist for Fiction (1989)
  • Included in lists (What's This?): Bloom, GC

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