Susan Young is a poet and fiction writer living in Vancouver. Her first two stories were published in The New Quarterly, “The Perfect Age,” (118) and “When Genghis Khan Was My Lover” (125), the latter a runner up for The Peter Hinchcliffe Fiction Contest.

Her poems have appeared in The New Quarterly, Room, Event, The Antigonish Review, CV2, Prairie Fire, Poetry Canada and the anthologies, Desperately Seeking Susans, Chasing Halley’s Comet, and Vintage 97/98. Her poetry manuscript, In the room that became a forest, received an Honourable Mention in the 2009 Alfred G. Bailey Poetry contest.

She has finally finished her M.F.A. in Creative Writing at UBC and will graduate in November–hurrah and thanks to all gods!

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