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CLATSKANIE, OREGON; Birthplace of Raymond Clevie Carver, Jr. 
(May 25, 1938 August 2, 1988)   was a poet and American short story writer . 
Ray Carver is considered a major American writer of the late 20th century.

Ray Carver Clatskanie Memorial 
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Clatskanie Writers and Poets.

A Message from Mayor Diane Pohl
A little about the Ray Carver Writing Festival
Founder Ernest Carman

Visit The Clatskanie Library


A look back at the Ray Carver Writing Festival

Nephew of Raymond Carver - 
Caleb, now a writer in his own right.

Past guest speaker
Author - Spike Walker

"Coming back Alive"
"Nights of Ice"
"Working on the Edge"

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