Joshua Young is the author of six collections, most recently, THE HOLY GHOST PEOPLE (Plays Inverse Press, 2014), and the forthcoming, Psalms for the Wreckage (Plays Inverse Press, 2017) and with Alexis Pope, I Am Heavy w/ Feeling (Fog Machine Press, 2017). His work has appeared in Gulf Coast, Puerto del Sol, Fugue, Vinyl, Court Green, Salt Hill, and others. His feature film, Do You See Colors When You Close Your Eyes? was an official selection at Seattle International Film Festival, Montreal International Black Film Festival, and Athens International Film Festival. He is Editor-in-Chief at The Lettered Streets Press and works at the University of Chicago. He lives in the Albany Park neighborhood with two humans (and two cats).