A Chronology of Novels by David J. Keffer, Published and Otherwise
in reverse chronological order of writing

 

title date written publication date
2017: The Year of the Every-Day Magician, or A Second-Hand Account of the Rise and Fall of the Renegades of the American Muslim Registry January 1, 2017-December 31, 2017
Knoxville, TN
in progress
The Ornithological Collection of Uwetsiageyv: A Flight of Fancy in Two Hundred and One Parts March 16, 2016-December 21, 2016
Knoxville, TN
unpublished
private printing
December 21, 2016
Wouldn't the Wood Weird: a post-existential romantic fantasy, or Impractical Prayers from the Spindle of the Void December 15, 2015-March 15, 2016
Knoxville, TN
first edition:
private printing
March 17, 2016
second edition:
August 6, 2016
The Portable Library of Hong Samud: a novel that grew as a vine grows, guided by an innate, phototactic sensitivity August 25, 2015-December 11, 2015
Knoxville, TN
unpublished
private printing
December 17, 2015
The Augur in the Arbor Inn: A Tautological Myth of Evolution December 19, 2014-July 15, 2015
Knoxville, TN
unpublished
private printing
November 6, 2015
The Implacable Absence: A Non-Idiomatic Improvisational Duet, with Henry E. Gorton January-August, 2014
Knoxville, TN & Phoenix, AZ
November, 2014
A Fractured Portrait of Iris: a work of non-idiomatic improvisation February, 2013-present
Knoxville, TN
incubating
The Ruins of My Daughter's Cities: An Imaginary Travelogue September, 2012-April, 2013
Knoxville, TN
June, 2013
The Dream Quest of Unknown Kadath (Revisited): A Modern Adaptation of the Novella by H.P. Lovecraft June-August, 2012
Knoxville, TN
September, 2012
The Sutra of Reverse Possession: a novel of non-idiomatic improvisation December, 2010-May, 2012
Seoul, Korea & Knoxville, TN
December, 2012
The Horties: an invisible novel February, 2009-December, 2010
Knoxville, TN & Seoul, Korea
November, 2012
Owen & Dolores: a sketch September-December, 2000
Knoxville, TN
unpublished
private printing
September, 2016
Perhaps: The Continuing Exploits of Alton & Eugenia September, 1999-July, 2000
Knoxville, TN
April, 2013
Alton & Eugenia: Twelve Stories April-July, 1999
Knoxville, TN
November, 2012
Slow Ecclesiastes: an American Novel of the Late Twentieth Century 1997-September, 1998
Washington, DC & Knoxville, TN
October, 2012
A Memory of Fire: a novel of indeterminate conflagrations April-September, 1997
Washington, DC
March, 2013
Symptoms of the Lunatic February-July, 1997
Washington, DC
February, 2013
The Wooing of Eva: an empty journal December, 1995-December, 1996
Minneapolis, MN & Washington, DC
unpublished
private printing
July 20, 2016
On Being and Bith July-August, 1996
Kansas City, MO
unpublished
Hysteresis: An Asymmetric Account of an Individual Apocalypse March-September, 1995
Minneapolis, MN
May, 2013
novelwise: a treatise on wisdom by process of elimination 1994-February, 1995
Minneapolis, MN
September 2, 2015
June and Jitter (the bugs) August-October, 1993
Minneapolis, MN
July, 2013
insect: an entomological fairy tale June-July, 1993
Minneapolis, MN
January, 2013
These Stars Are All The Same: A Survey of Constellations April-May, 1993
Minneapolis, MN
November, 2012
I Saw Blood and then Everything Went Black: Sixteen Dark Fables from the Future 1992-March, 1993
Minneapolis, MN
December, 2012
this is how we are: a daemonic debut May-October, 1992
Gainesville, FL, Kansas City, MO & Minneapolis, MN
unpublished
private printing
August 18, 2016