Jean Young

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Jean Young was a fanzine editor and artist. She was best known as a fan artist, but in the 1950s she was also well known in fandom as one of the "Balcony Insurgents" of the 1956 NYCon II Worldcon, who occupied a balcony rather than pay an exorbitant price to hear talks in the banquet hall. She was a member of FAPA and of the FATE Tape.

She was married to fellow fan Andy Young and lived in Cambridge, MA during the 50s, a time when there was no organized fannish activity in Boston. They were known as J&Y (Jandy).


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Also involved: - A Fanzine for Susan Margaret - A Sense of FAPA - Bill Rotsler - Jack Harness - Lee Hoffman - The Best of Fandom 1957 - The Portable Carl Brandon

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