John Robert Young
John Young is the author of the novel: WHEN THE COIN IS IN THE AIR (Golden Antelope Press 2019), and the short story collection: FIRE IN THE FIELD & OTHER STORIES (Golden Antelope Press 2021).
Born and raised beyond the suburbs in Indianapolis, John Young graduated from Indiana University and earned an MFA in creative writing from Emerson College, Boston. His fiction appeared in Yankee and his non-fiction has appeared in several magazines.
Young also taught English at the high school and college levels and spent many years in advertising as a copywriter and creative director mostly in Boston. He and his teams won more than 250 awards for creative excellence.
He spent 20 years in Beverly, Mass. and now lives with his wife and two kids in Cincinnati, Ohio.