Carver, Raymond, Jr.

Carver, Raymond (Clevie), Jr.

(1938–88) writer, poet; born in Clatskanie, Ore. He studied at Humboldt State University (now California State University: Humboldt) (B.A. 1963), University of Iowa (1963–64), and worked at various low-paying jobs. Later he taught at many institutions and was based in Port Angeles, Wash. He is known as a writer of spare and realistic poetry and short fiction, as in Will You Please Be Quiet, Please? (1976).