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Young, Margaret Blair

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Margaret Blair Young teaches creative writing at Brigham Young University.  Besides publishing or producing short fiction, novels, plays, and essays, she and Darius Gray co-authored a thoroughly documented trilogy of historical fiction titled Standing on the Promises, about Black Mormon pioneers or slaves of Mormon pioneers, which received a special award from the Association for Mormon Letters.  She has also co-produced (again with Darius Gray) a documentary about African American pioneer Jane Manning James, titled Jane James: Your Sister in the Gospel.  She is currently working on another documentary.
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Brigham Young University
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Margaret_Young@byu.edu
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http://mormonlit.lib.byu.edu/lit_author.php?a_id=340
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