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, October 27, 2005

And she sweeps out of the Palace--

Back for All Hallows Eve and trick-or-treating. No doubt the Celt (and the shivering Southerner) in me will want a bonfire.


  1. Your blog is one America's most thoughtful and best-written. Thanks so much for your heart and your honestly.


  2. the Palace Conserver of Jam & Keys2:36 PM, October 26, 2005

    The Beggar Queen is out.

    Were she here, she would thank you for your gracious comment.


Alas, I must once again remind large numbers of Chinese salesmen and other worldwide peddlers that if they fall into the Gulf of Spam, they will be eaten by roaming Balrogs. The rest of you, lovers of grace, poetry, and horses (nod to Yeats--you do not have to be fond of horses), feel free to leave fascinating missives and curious arguments.