Jason DeYoung


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.


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.