Meet Chicago

Meet Chicago Interview Series: Joy Young

Joy is currently a Poet in Residence for the Chicago Poetry Center. She earned her BA in Fiction Writing from Columbia College Chicago and her MA in Writing and Publishing from DePaul University. Joy is very active in creative writing education for students in Chicago, and she has been published in Poetry East and Lunch Ticket. Joy’s devotion to the Chicago creative writing community is an inspiration for Helicon, so Poetry Editor Hannah Hall sat down with her over Zoom to learn more!