The poems in Gideon Young’s debut collection my hands full of light showcase grace and honesty that compel the reader to keep reading.
Gideon Young is the author of the haiku collection my hands full of light (Backbone Press, 2021). He is a member of the Carolina African American Writers’ Collective, a Fellow for A+ Schools of North Carolina, and a stay-at-home dad. He is a co-author of One Window’s Light: A Collection of Haiku (Unicorn Press, 2017) winner of the Haiku Society of America Merit Award for Best Anthology. Gideon lives in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.