New from Simon & Schuster

The Mistletoe Promise by Richard Paul Evans
MONEY Master the Game by Tony Robbins
The Cinderella Murder by Mary Higgins Clark and Alafair Burke
As You Wish by Cary Elwes and Joe Layden
Revival by Stephen King
Dreamers and Deceivers by Glenn Beck

Carol Sklenicka

Carol Sklenicka grew up in central California during the 1960s. She attended college in San Luis Obispo and taught high school in Oxnard before going to graduate school at WashingtonUniversity in St. Louis, where she studied with Naomi Lebowitz, Stanley Elkin, and Howard Nemerov.  Her stories, essays, and reviews have been published in South Atlantic Quarterly, Confrontation, Sou’wester and other 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. She lives with her husband, poet R. M. Ryan, near the RussianRiver in California.
Become a Fan

Books by this Author

Read more about this book

Explore

CONNECT WITH US

Get a FREE eBook
when you join our mailing list!