Ken Kesey

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Ken Kesey
Born September 17, 1935
La Junta, Colorado, United States
Died November 10, 2001(2001-11-10) (aged 66)
Pleasant Hill, Oregon, United States
Occupation Novelist, Short story writer, Essayist
Nationality American
Genres Beat, Postmodernism
Literary movement Merry Pranksters
Notable work(s) One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest


Kenneth Elton Kesey (September 17, 1935 – November 10, 2001) was an American writer best known for his novel One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. He was born in La Junta, Colorado and moved to Springfield, Oregon in 1946.