(24 September 1960 --)
British fanzine editor, reviewer and occasional fanwriter born in London, resident in Hua Hin, Thailand, from 2009–2020 and Liverpool, England, since 2021. He dates joining fandom to 4 June 2001, when he wandered into a pub meeting of the Reading Science Fiction Group and introduced himself by interrupting a conversation on Charles Dickens.
Fanzines include Zoo Nation (2002-2006), Big Sky (2013-2015), possibly Thailand's first SF fanzine, and the perzine The White Notebooks (2015-2020). He has also occasionally guest-edited the Hugo Award-winning fanzine Journey Planet.
Young has a background as a graphic designer, illustrator and photographer, and he contributed much of the design work for the Eastercon Orbital 2008. He has also reviewed books for Foundation, Strange Horizons and Vector, and since June 2012 has been a moderating editor at the Internet Speculative Fiction Database.
Awards, Honors and GoHships:
- 2003 -- Nova Award for Zoo Nation
- 2004 -- FAAn Award for best New Fan, Nova Award for Zoo Nation
- 2010 -- Nova Award for Journey Planet
- 2017 -- FAAn Award for The White Notebooks, Corflu Fifty, Past President of FWA
- 2019 -- FAAn Award for Best Graphic Design
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