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Ken Kesey

Ken Kesey was born in 1935 and grew up in Oregon. He graduated from the University of Oregon and later studied at Stanford with Wallace Stegner, Malcolm Cowley, Richard Scowcroft and Frank O’Connor. One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest, his first novelwas published in 1962, His second novel, Sometimes a Great Notion, followed in 1964. His other books include Kesey’s Garage Sale, Demon BoxCaverns(with O.U. Levon), The Further InquirySailor Song, and Last Go Round (with Ken Babbs). His two children’s books are Little Tricker the Squirrel Meets Big Double the Bear and The Sea Lion. Ken Kesey died on 10 November 2001.