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Carol Sklenicka

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San Luis Obispo, California, The United States
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Carol Sklenicka grew up in central California in the 1960s. She attended college in San Luis Obispo, California, and graduate school at Washington University in St. Louis, where she studied with Stanley Elkin, Naomi Lebowitz, and Howard Nemerov. Her stories, essays, and reviews are widely published. She spent more than ten years researching and writing the first full-length biography of Raymond Carver.

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“Those miserable women who blame the men who let them down for their misery and isolation enact every day the initial mistake of sacrificing their personal responsibility for themselves.”
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he said just let me alone!!!



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message 2: by Carol

Carol Sklenicka Yes, that's me.


message 1: by Paul

Paul this isn't Carver's biographer, is it?


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