Obituary: Jim Young

Minneapolis author and fan Jim Young (b.1951) died on June 12, about a week after being admitted to hospital for a brain tumor. Young wrote the novels The Face of the Deep and Armed Memory, as well as an handful of short stories. Young was active in Minneapolis fandom, chairing the actual Minneapolis in ’73 Worldcon bid, and wrote about early Minicons for Locus. His most recent short story, “The Whirlwind,” appeared in 2011 in F&SF.

  1. Jeanne VanBuren — June 12, 2012 @ 6:22 pm

    RIP dear writer. 🙁

  2. Hank Spooner-Christen — June 16, 2012 @ 3:16 pm

    Jimmy Young was my cousin, and he was loved and will be missed by all!