Jincy’s Works

Her stories have been published in

  • The Yale Review
  • The Massachusetts Review
  • Playgirl
  • Cosmopolitan
  • McSweeney’s Quarterly Concern
  • The Lifted Brow
  • 5Stories

and anthologized in

  • The Norton Anthology of Contemporary Fiction (1988), ed. R.V. Cassill
  • A Good Deal: Selected Stories from the Massachuetts Review, ed. Heath and Robinson
  • Children Playing Before a Statue of Hercules, ed. David Sedaris
  • Fields of Reading, Motives for Writing, (editions 5 and 6), ed. Comley et al.

 

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Her published books include:

  • Jenny and the Jaws of Life, collected stories, St. Martin’s Press*
  • Winner of the National Book Award, novel, St. Martin’s Press

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*According to Wikipedia, this is a cult classic.

And there’s an uncollected story of hers, “Twinkle, Twinkle,”  in McSweeney’s issue 22 (the one with magnets).

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Novel in 2008:

  • The Writing Class, novel, St. Martin’s Press* (see “Prologue” in November Archives)

 

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 **Also published in Australia, by Scribe

 

 

Her latest novel,  Amy Falls Down,  published by St. Martin’s Press, July 9, 2013:

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(Hardcover, ebook, Audiobook)

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Translations so far:

  • L’Ouvre-Boite (Jenny and the Jaws of Life),  published by Autrement.
  • Gloire, Honneur et mauvais temps (Winner of the National Book Award),   published by Edition Phebus, 2007, paperback 2009.
  • Italian  rights  to  Jenny
  • Fame and Honour (Winner of the National Book Award),  published by Headline Book Publishing, England
  • Kurz tvůrčího psaní (The Writing Class),  published by Knizni Klub, 2010
  • The Writing Class  rights to Turkey
  • Die Dramaturgie des totens  (German trans., 2009)
  • El taller de escritura    (Spanish trans., 2012)  

 

Her finest Work:

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5 Comments Jincy’s Works

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  2. Connie Locke

    I just entered “Amy Falls Down” and your voice had me nibbling with interest but at ” … forces, inertia and momentum began to announce themselves, clearing their throats politely,,,” I became permanently hooked, An author’s voice that causes me to laugh out loud in delight and surprise? Priceless.
    I can’t buy a book – get what I read from outreach at the public library – and if I bought all the books I read, I’d have no room to walk never mind lie down. 83+ old and honored to have made your acquaintance. You have other novels for me to feed on . Bless you

  3. Connie Locke

    I just started “Amy Falls Down” and your voice had me nibbling but at “…forces, inertia and momentum, began to announce themselves, clearing their throats politely, …” I became permanently hooked. Any author’s voice that causes me to laugh out loud in delight and surprise is my hero. So I’m your devoted reader. I won’t buy a book from you – I get a ‘bag of books” every month from the Outreach program at the local library. That’s who introduced us. Bless you. And thanks for being out there.

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