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IU Grad Publishes Novel about Escaping Family Bonds

Visiting memories of one's youth is bound to bring despair. Marcel Proust's "Swann's Way", the first part of his huge novel "In Search of Lost Time," comes to mind. So does Thomas Wolfe's "You Can't Go Home Again."  And, now, so does Indiana University grad John Young's "When the Coin Is in...

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Interview with Sandy Deden

See the full interview here! Once upon a time, I wanted to be a literary writer. As a kid and teenager, I wrote my share of angst-filled bad poetry and short stories and had most of everything I wrote rejected. No matter. The Writing Force is strong in this one, and I continued to write for myself...

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August 24 Review from AEQAI

Published August 24, 2019 is a very strong review of WHEN THE COIN IS IN THE AIR. It was written by Daniel Brown for AEQAI, an Ohio arts magazine. Here are a few quotes: “Cincinnati novelist John Young’s debut novel “When The Coin Is In The Air” is impressive.” “The reader will want to disbelieve...

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Review from Kelly Blewett for NPR affiliate WVXU

By Kelly Blewett for NPR affiliate WVXU - John Young’s novel coming-of-age novel follows Jason Blake from adolescence through adulthood. The title of the book, When the Coin is in the Air, is about how people make life decisions. A college professor advises Jason to choose between two good options...

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IU Grad Publishes Novel about Escaping Family Bonds

Visiting memories of one's youth is bound to bring despair. Marcel Proust's "Swann's Way", the first part of his huge novel "In Search of Lost Time," comes to mind. So does Thomas Wolfe's "You Can't Go Home Again."  And, now, so does Indiana University grad John Young's "When the Coin Is in...

read more

Interview with Sandy Deden

See the full interview here! Once upon a time, I wanted to be a literary writer. As a kid and teenager, I wrote my share of angst-filled bad poetry and short stories and had most of everything I wrote rejected. No matter. The Writing Force is strong in this one, and I continued to write for myself...

read more

August 24 Review from AEQAI

Published August 24, 2019 is a very strong review of WHEN THE COIN IS IN THE AIR. It was written by Daniel Brown for AEQAI, an Ohio arts magazine. Here are a few quotes: “Cincinnati novelist John Young’s debut novel “When The Coin Is In The Air” is impressive.” “The reader will want to disbelieve...

read more

Review from Kelly Blewett for NPR affiliate WVXU

By Kelly Blewett for NPR affiliate WVXU - John Young’s novel coming-of-age novel follows Jason Blake from adolescence through adulthood. The title of the book, When the Coin is in the Air, is about how people make life decisions. A college professor advises Jason to choose between two good options...

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