J. S. DeYoung

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September 2019

New review up of The Need by Helen Phillips at Splice.

June 2019

A new, two-part review at Splice of The Dry Heart and Happiness as Such by Natalia Ginzburg

April 2018

Two new reviews are up at Splice: Sam Savage’s An Orphanage of Dreams and Lina Wolff’s The Polyglot Lovers.

November 2018

Two new reviews, both for Splice: Mathias Énard, Tell Them of Battles, Kings, and Elephants and Amparo Dávila, The Houseguest.

May 2018

Two new reviews have come out in the last month with Splice. The first was on Alejandro Zambra’s Not to Read and the second was on Christine Schutt’s Pure Hollywood.


Three new reviews within the last month: A review of  The Brick House by Micheline Aharonian Marcom and Melville by Jean Giono appeared over at Review 31. And a review of A Long Curving Scar Where the Heart Should Be by Quintan Ana Wikswo appeared in The Quarterly Conversation.



Several reviews have come out over the last few months. For Numéro Cinq, I reviewed J. M. Coetzee’s The Schooldays of Jesus. And for Review 31 I reviewed Running by Cara Hoffmann and The Power by Naomi Alderman.

January 2017

My short story ‘The Happiest’ was published by Madcap Review

August 2016

New review out over at Numéro Cinq of Rikki Durocnet’s Brightfellow. I also reviewed Jung Young Moon’s Vaseline Buddha for Numéro Cinq in July 2016.


Several new reviews have come out over the past few months. Over at Numéro Cinq, I reviewed The Happy Marriage by Tahar Ben Jelloun back in February, and this month I reviewed White Sands: Experiences from the Outside World by Geoff Dyer. Also, I wrote about Samantha Hunt’s Mr Splitfoot for Review 31 in March.