Raymond Keen was educated at Case Western Reserve University and the University of Oklahoma. He spent three years as a Navy clinical psychologist with a year in Vietnam (July 1967 – July 1968). Since that time he has worked as a school psychologist and licensed mental health counselor in the USA and overseas, until his retirement in 2006. He is a credentialed school psychologist in the states of California and Washington, and a licensed mental health counselor in the state of Washington.
Raymond is the author of Love Poems for Cannibals. He is also the author of a drama, The Private and Public Life of King Able. Raymond’s poetry has been published in 41 literary journals.