Youmans (pronounced like 'yeoman' with an 's' added) is the best-kept secret
among contemporary American writers. --John Wilson, editor, Books and Culture Marly Youmans is a novelist and poet out of sync with the times
but in tune with the ages. --First Things

Thursday, March 24, 2005

The Midnight Crier (at 2:00 a.m.): MacAdam/Cage Blue Moon Cafe

"A Map of the Forest" is forthcoming in the anthology, Blue Moon Cafe IV (MacAdam/Cage). A fun thing about this story is that it was written in response to a story by penpal Howard Bahr; I met him at the Southern Festival of the Book (Nashville) some time after he had written a blurb for The Wolf Pit, and we have been penpals since. We'll probably do another "pingpong" of stories, eventually.