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Joey Goebel

Joey Goebel

Joey Goebel, born 1980 in Henderson, Kentucky, where he lives and teaches writing. He is the author of the novels The Anomalies, Torture the Artist and Commonwealth. The most recent is I Against Osbourne.

Awards
  • Silberner Lufti, Lufti-Jugendbuchpreis für ›Freaks‹ , 2007
  • Nominierung für den Kritikerpreis in der Altersgruppe 16-18 Jahre der Jury der jungen Leser für ›Freaks‹ , 2007
  • Jugendbuchpreis der Jury der jungen Kritiker in Wien für ›Vincent‹ , 2006
  • Nominierung von ›Torture the Artist‹ (Vincent) für die Longlist des Dylan Thomas Prize in England , 2006
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»Wickedly ingenious ... Goebel's ebulliently funny writing sparkles off the page.«
Caroline Leavitt / Boston Globe
»Joey Goebel writes with the passion and humour of a modern day Mark Twain.«
www.popmatters.com
»Joey Goebel is being acclaimed as a literary discovery of the calibre of a John Irving or T. C. Boyle.«
Stefan Maelck / Norddeutscher Rundfunk, Hamburg
»So as Fitzgerald tagged his generation’s excesses and delusions in ›The Great Gatsby‹ and Bret Easton Ellis did the same in the 1980s with ›Less Than Zero‹, Joey Goebel grabs the Zeitgeist by the nape of the neck and gives it a good twirl...«
Pages Magazine, USA
»Joey Goebel is a quirky, fresh, and relevant voice for our time.«
Library Journal, USA
»Against this type of storytelling, the contemporary stars of American realism—from Philip Roth to Jonathan Franzen ... seem like a bunch of schmucks.«
Evelyn Finger / Die Zeit, Hamburg
»There is hope as long as we have young writers like Joey Goebel.«
Die Welt, Berlin
»Joey Goebel is being acclaimed as a literary discovery of the calibre of a John Irving or T. C. Boyle.«
Norddeutscher Rundfunk
»So as Fitzgerald tagged his generation’s excesses and delusions in ›The Great Gatsby‹ and Bret Easton Ellis did the same in the 1980s with ›Less Than Zero‹, Joey Goebel grabs the Zeitgeist by the nape of the neck and gives it a good twirl...«
Pages Magazine
»Wickedly ingenious ... Goebel’s ebulliently funny writing sparkles off the page.«
Boston Globe
»Joey Goebel is a quirky, fresh, and relevant voice for our time.«
Library Journal
»Against this type of storytelling, the contemporary stars of American realism—from Philip Roth to Jonathan Franzen ... seem like a bunch of schmucks.«
Die Zeit
»There is hope as long as we have young writers like Joey Goebel.«
Die Welt
»Wickedly ingenious ... Goebel's ebulliently funny writing sparkles off the page.«
Caroline Leavitt / Boston Globe
»Joey Goebel writes with the passion and humour of a modern day Mark Twain.«
www.popmatters.com
»Joey Goebel is being acclaimed as a literary discovery of the calibre of a John Irving or T. C. Boyle.«
Stefan Maelck / Norddeutscher Rundfunk, Hamburg
»So as Fitzgerald tagged his generation’s excesses and delusions in ›The Great Gatsby‹ and Bret Easton Ellis did the same in the 1980s with ›Less Than Zero‹, Joey Goebel grabs the Zeitgeist by the nape of the neck and gives it a good twirl...«
Pages Magazine, USA
»Joey Goebel is a quirky, fresh, and relevant voice for our time.«
Library Journal, USA
»Against this type of storytelling, the contemporary stars of American realism—from Philip Roth to Jonathan Franzen ... seem like a bunch of schmucks.«
Evelyn Finger / Die Zeit, Hamburg
»There is hope as long as we have young writers like Joey Goebel.«
Die Welt, Berlin
»Joey Goebel is being acclaimed as a literary discovery of the calibre of a John Irving or T. C. Boyle.«
Norddeutscher Rundfunk
»So as Fitzgerald tagged his generation’s excesses and delusions in ›The Great Gatsby‹ and Bret Easton Ellis did the same in the 1980s with ›Less Than Zero‹, Joey Goebel grabs the Zeitgeist by the nape of the neck and gives it a good twirl...«
Pages Magazine
»Wickedly ingenious ... Goebel’s ebulliently funny writing sparkles off the page.«
Boston Globe
»Joey Goebel is a quirky, fresh, and relevant voice for our time.«
Library Journal
»Against this type of storytelling, the contemporary stars of American realism—from Philip Roth to Jonathan Franzen ... seem like a bunch of schmucks.«
Die Zeit
»There is hope as long as we have young writers like Joey Goebel.«
Die Welt
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Heartland
Freaks
Ich gegen Osborne
Vincent