Joy Young is a Chicago-born storyteller and educator, who holds a BA in Fiction from Columbia College Chicago and MA in Writing and Publishing from DePaul University. Her work has appeared in Poetry East, Lunch Ticket, and the LOCUS: VIII Gallery Showcase at The Martin. Not only is she a Teaching Artist for Urban Gateways, she also a poet-in-residence and board member for The Chicago Poetry Center, and the new Chicagoland Regional Coordinator for the Poetry Out Loud Teen Recitation Competition.
Artistic Areas of Expertise
Poetry and short story writing