Augustus Young

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About the author

Augustus Young was born in Cork, Ireland, in 1943. He is the author of many books of poetry. The autofiction Light Years, his first full-length work in prose, was published in 2002, followed in 2005 by Storytime. Numerous poems and prose pieces have appeared over the years in anthologies and periodicals in Ireland, America, the UK and online. His most recent full length publications are The Secret Gloss: A Film Play on the Life and Work of Søren Kierkegaard and The Nicotine Cat and Other People: Chronicles of the Self. He produces a regular webzine which can be seen here.

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