|Birth Day||August 28, 1908|
|Age||112 YEARS OLD|
A prolific author of poetry and fiction, she is perhaps best known for her more than 1,000-page-long novel, Miss MacIntosh, My Darling (1965). Her other works include Moderate Fable (1944) and Angel in the Forest (1945).
She studied Elizabethan and Jacobean Literature at the University of Chicago. In 1937, she published her first poetry collection, Prismatic Ground.
She became active in a Greenwich Village literary circle that included Allan Tate, Richard Wright, and Flannery O'Connor.
Her parents separated when she was young, and she was subsequently raised by her grandmother in Indiana. She had an affair with author Allan Tate.
Anais Nin admired Young's literary work.