Augustus Young       light verse, poetry and prose
a regular webzine of new and unpublished work


Augustus Young was born in Cork, Ireland, in 1943, worked in London as an epidemiologist and now lives in France. He has published many scientific papers and is the author of numerous books of poetry, including Days and Nights in Hendon (Menard Press 2002) and Lightning in Low Places (Cranagh Press, University of Ulster 2000).

The autofiction Light Years (London Magazine Editions/ Menard Press 2002), his first full length work in prose, was followed by Storytime (Elliott and Thompson 2005). His most recent full length publication is The Secret Gloss: A Film Play on the Life and Work of Soren Kierkegaard (Elliott and Thompson 2009).

Augustus Young’s poems and prose appear in anthologies and periodicals in Ireland, America and the UK, and international online reviews (Cyphers, Sniper Logic, Books Ireland, London Magazine, Hopscotch, Modern Poetry in Translation, Leviathan Quarterly, Arete, Ars Interpres, Stand, An Sionnach, New Hibernia Review, Temporel, Golden Handcuffs, Carte Allineate etc).