Raymond Carver, Edited

Anyone who has written to be published has been edited. Sometimes it’s brutal (I wrote some crap for Maxim that certainly qualified). Sometimes, it’s skin-flailing, but arguably inspired. Or maybe not. The New Yorker has an online-only, line-by-line analysis of Gordon Lish’s edit on a classic Carver story.

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