NESSET, Kirk. American, b. 1957. Genres: Novellas/Short stories. Career: Whittier College, Whittier, CA, assistant professor of English, 1991-95; Allegheny College, Meadville, PA, assistant professor of English, 1995-. KCSB-FM Radio, host of "Writer's Gallery Radio," 1987-91; gives readings from his works. Has worked as a radio disc jockey, grocery store clerk, ballroom dance instructor, and singer in rock band. Publications: The Stories of Raymond Carver: A Critical Study, 1995. Contributor of stories, poems, articles, and reviews to journals. Address: Department of English, Allegheny College, Meadville, PA 16335, U.S.A.