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Marly Youmans

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What I'm up to in print--in 2011 I published a collection of poems, The Throne of Psyche, and my novel A Death at the White Camellia Orphanage appeared on March 30th. You may read the first chapter at Scribd: http://thepalaceat2.blogspot.com/2012.... My novels and poetry collections are: Little Jordan (David R. Godine, Publisher, 1995), Catherwood (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1996), The Wolf Pit (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2001/Shaara Award), The Curse of the Raven Mocker (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2003), Claire (Louisiana State University, 2003), Ingledove (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2005), Val/Orson (P. S. Publishing, 2009), and brand new The Throne of Psyche (Mercer University Press, 2011); forthcoming are: Glimmerglass (P. S. Pu ...more


I'll be reading/signing/yacking at the Build-Fix-Grow Festival at Hanford Mills this Saturday... It's good that regional museums have begun to take an interest in their area writers. Before Christmas, there was a fun event at the Fenimore Museum--now that's convenient to me!--and I recently talked to and lunched with the staff of the Fenimore Museum and Farmers Museum bookstores.



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Catherwood
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