Joel L. Young is a former graduate of Florida Community College in Jacksonville, Florida. He's an multi award-winning poet with an eclectic taste in sports, politics, history, cosmic events and music.
American Lyricon: A Poet Sings of America has won several awards, including an EPPIE in 2000. His books, poetry and the award-winning anthology Open Mic Jacksonville, which he and other first coast poets are featured, is on Amazon.com. Young's poetry can be found throughout the internet in such online journals as Slow Trains, Poetic Voices, Wilmington Blues and others.