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David Young Papers


  • 1968-ongoing (Creation)

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David Young was born in 1946 and raised in Oakville, Ont. He is best known for his plays Glenn (Stratford Festival, 1999) and Inexpressible Island (1999). He has written extensively for radio, television and film. He is the founder of the Baffin Island Writer's Project. He was an instructor at the Canadian Film Centre from 1992-1995, and President of Coach House Press for ten years.

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