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MICHAEL YOUNG

WRITER

I am a screenwriter, essayist, graphic author and communications specialist. I am also a recovering actor and environmentally-minded human being.

Portfolio

Blogging

PHEELINGS on Svbtle
11/10/2016
PHEELINGS on Svbtle

M (3:47AM): Politics have me tossing and turning. Their normal abstraction pheels personal. I've spent the better part of the afternoon pulling my fingers through dirt on Facebook-worrying and wondering and trying to find the thing to say that says it all. I need to listen. My brain's fragmented.

GUTS
01/10/2018
Not Your Bro - GUTS Magazine

By on It was a night in the Spring of 2015. I was working bar at a sweet sixteen party, hosted at a remote, oddly lavish dog sanctuary an hour from Toronto. The faux-rustic room was filled with rich exurbanites, their overdressed children, and wait staff.

Essays and Articles

GUTS Canadian Feminist Magazine
05/28/2015
WE THREE QUEENS | GUTS Canadian Feminist Magazine

by Gary Pelletier and Michael Young ... living together in a small, turn-of-the-century brick house on a busy Toronto thoroughfare nicknamed Sufferin'. As Queen D often reminds me, Dufferin used to be a quiet boulevard of tall trees and wide lawns. Today, it's a noisy urban artery home to a mixed population of immigrants, upstarts, queers, and blue collars.

DEMETER PRESS
12/01/2015
Becoming Mother's Nature

A part personal, part political exploration into my becoming a mother persona.

Screenwriting Projects & Graphic Fiction

Communications Writing

GAB COMMUNICATIONS
ABOUT GAB

Website copy http://gabcommunications.ca/about/

Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation
Biodiversity in a Changing Climate

The entire Greater Golden Horseshoe region is being affected by a combination of climate change and population growth. It is now commonly accepted that current climatic changes and extreme weather impacts are just the beginning.

Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation
Youth in a Changing Climate

Children and youth are disproportionally impacted by the mental health impacts of climate change. Environmentally-related anxiety, distress, grief, and feelings of impending doom are increasingly common amongst youth and children, particularly those who have lived through extreme weather events.

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