Call If You Need Me
The Uncollected Fiction and Other Prose
Publication Date: January 9, 2001
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"Call If You Need Me" includes all of the prose previously collected in "No Heroics, Please," four essays from "Fires," and those five marvelous stories that range over the period of Carver's mature writing and give his devoted readers a final glimpse of the great writer at work. The pure pleasure of Carver's writing is everywhere in his work, here no less than in those stories that have already entered the canon of modern literature.
"From the eBook edition.
Tess Gallagher is a renowned poet, short-story writer, and essayist. Her short stories have appeared in "Story, Atlantic Monthly, The New Yorker, Glimmer Train, " and the "Northwest Review, " among others. She was the recipient of a Lyndhurst Prize, and in 1998 received a Doctorate of Humane Letters from Whitman College, where she held the Edward F. Arnold Chair. She has taught more recently at the Stadler Poetry Center at Bucknell University. Her book of essays, "Soul Barnacles: Ten More Years with Ray, " will be published in the fall of 1999.
?Carver?s prose, for all its simplicity, carries his mark everywhere?. His tact and precision are marvelous.??The New York Times Book Review