Marly Youmans is the award-winning author of fifteen books of fiction and poetry. Her latest novel is the just-out Charis in the World of Wonders. Her most recent collection of poems is The Book of the Red King. Other recent books include Thaliad, The Throne of Psyche, A Death at the White Camellia Orphanage, Maze of Blood, and Glimmerglass.
"Youmans (pronounced like "yeoman" with an "s" added) is the best-kept secret among contemporary American writers. She writes like an angel--an angel who has learned what it is to be human." --John Wilson, editor, Books and Culture Magazine