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

Friday, September 14, 2012

Public service announcement

This is a no-post day. It is a day to kickstart the children, read many books for a deadline, and wrangle on contracts. Probably I'll throw in a little self-doubt and considerable ditheration and a few fantods. Have a good one, passers-by!

(Meanwhile, my husband in Mozambique has had encounters with a cobra, zebra, cape buffalo, lions, and more. He ate hippo for dinner--like pork but tougher. He says it's better than playing pirates or cowboys. Me, I'm glad for my book and cup of tea.)