J. S. DeYoung


My review of Joy Williams’ The Visiting Privilege came out over at Numéro Cinq. Also, I reviewed two books last month for Numéro Cinq, which I forgot to post. Those two were  J. M. Coetzee and the Life of Writing: Face-to-Face with Time by David Attwell and The Good Story by JM Coetzee and Arabella Kurtz.


My review of Quintan Ana Wikswo’s The Hope of Floating Has Carried Us This Far came out over at Review 31.


My review of Signs Preceding the End of the World by Yuri Herrera was published by 3:AM Magazine.


Was proud to have my short story “Finger Around My Neck” come out over at Numéro Cinq this month. Also, Booth reprinted my story “Caulifloret” in their print annual, number 8.




Several items of publication news: My review of Edouard Levé’s Newspaper is up over at Numéro Cinq. (I reviewed, and loved, the same author’s Autoportrait a few years back.)  Numéro Cinq also published my review of Rikki Durcornet’s Deep Zoo in January. Additionally, two of my short stories are set for reprint in the next few months: “Caulifloret” in Booth 8 and “The Funeral Bill” in a new anthology coming out of New Orleans (title TBA).


My short story “Caulifloret” was published over at Booth: A JournalAlso this month, I reviewed Daniel Kehlmann’s excellent novel F over at Numéro Cinq.


My review of The Expedition to the Baobab Tree by Wilma Stockenström came out over at The Austin Review blog.  Additionally, my interview with Jody Bolz appeared in Numéro Cinq last month, and it also included a review of her new book Shadow Play.


My piece of flash fiction, “Wish-Away,” was published in theNewerYork.


My interview with Micheline Aharonian Marcom was posted at Numéro Cinq this month.  Additionally, a little story of mine, “Wish-Away,” is forthcoming in theNewerYork.


My review of Joseph McElroy’s Cannonball is up over at Music & Literature.