Author James Young will be visiting the MHK again for LACE 2017! As a fellow KSU alum James has a special place in our heart… Welcome back to KSU!
James Young is a Missouri native who escaped small town life via an appointment to the United States Military Academy. After completing his service in the Army, Mr. Young moved to Kansas to pursue his doctorate in U.S. History. As a historian, Mr. Young has won the U.S. Armor Center’s Draper Award for a battle analysis of the Golan Heights, placed in the James A. Adams Cold War History contest held by the Virginia Military Institute, and been published in the Journal of Military History. He is also the winner of the United States Naval Institutes 2016 Cyberwarfare Essay Contest. Fiction is his first writing love, and he is currently the author of the Usurper’s War (alternate history), Vergassy Chronicles (space opera), and Scythefall (apocalyptic fiction) series. Currently living in the Midwest with his loving, kind, and beautiful spouse, Mr. Young spends his time completing his dissertation while plotting new, interesting ways to torment characters and readers alike.