Y.S. Fing is the second son of D. Selby Fing. He has a B.S. from Boston University and an M.A. from Portland State University. He has taught English in Boston, Silver City, NM, Portland, OR, Istanbul, Turkey, Bangkok, Thailand, Nagasaki, Japan, and the DC area. He has collaborated with his brother in annotating his father’s epic poem, “The Profane Comedy,” by D. Selby Fing (please visit www.dselbyfing.com) and written “Event Horizons: Aphorisms on the Life of D. Selby Fing.” He is a man of letters and very happy to be involved with the Washington Independent Review of Books.
56 entries by Y.S. Fing
By Tara Westover
This debut asks the age-old question, “Can you go home again?”
By Jared Yates Sexton
Reflecting on the ins and outs (mostly outs) of the 2016 presidential campaign.
By Robert Service
What happened to the Romanovs as the noose tightened around their necks?
A conflicted idealist details the lessons learned while working with a disadvantaged young man.
By Fay Webern
A powerful memoir of growing up in Depression-era Manhattan.
By Tim Kurkjian
Discovering a trove of mystical beauty through a lifelong obsession with baseball
With his capacious heart and intellect, the author presents an assortment of thought-provoking essays for those oblivious to the numbers everywhere around us.
The sins of the father are revisited on the son in this debut novel by the author of American Nerd.