Young, Margaret Blair

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.