Author. He was a Guggenheim Fellow in 1979 and in 1983 he received the prestigious Mildred and Harold Strauss Living Award and many other awards and citations the year of his death (lung cancer). His last book of poetry "A New Path to the Waterfall was published in 1989. He was married to poet Tess Gallagher. The Robert Altman film "Shortcuts" (1993) is based on Carver's writings.
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Poet, Short Story Writer, essayist
And did you get what
you wanted from this life, even so?
And what did you want?
To call myself beloved, to feel myself
beloved on the earth.