Steve Young has spent most of his career as a print and radio reporter, editor and news director. He’s filed over 150 stories and features for NPR covering, among other things, the economy, education, the environment and gay marriage. He has won a number of national awards, including in 2007, the DuPont-Columbia award (the broadcast equivalent of the Pulitzer prize) for his ground-breaking 20 part series on hidden poverty on Cape Cod.
Steve also has an MFA in fiction from the Vermont College of Fine Arts. He’s had seven previous short stories published, two of which were nominated for the Pushcart Prize and Best American Short Stories.
Steve has also been lugging around a finished novel for the past few years which, alas, remains unpublished. He grew up in Vermont and now lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico.