Patricia Young was the University of New Brunswick's twenty-sixth writer-in-residence for the 2007-2008 school year. Young was born in Victoria on August 17th, 1954. Patricia Young has won the Pat Lowther Memorial Award, the Dorothy Livesay Prize, the CBC Literary Competition, the British Columbia Book Prize for Poetry, the League of Canadian Poets' National Poetry Competition, and the Meltcalf-Rooke Award. Additionally, Young has been nominated twice for the Governor General's Award.
While she was a writer-in-residence at UNB, Patricia Young gave a reading at an odd sundays at Molly's Coffeehouse on March 30th, 2008.
UA Case 191; Section 2; Patricia Young
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