Jeff Young

Jeff Young is a writer and artist based in Liverpool. Over the last 30 years he has written 35 radio dramas, essays and drama documentaries and more than 40 plays for the stage. Jeff also works on site specific and installation collaborations and his work has been performed in spaces such as a submarine dock, an abandoned power station, Swan Hunter shipyard, beaches, ruins and derelict houses. Artists Jeff has collaborated with include Pete Townshend, Philip Jeck and Bill Drummond and he has been shortlisted for numerous awards. His sound art and spoken word work in collaboration with the artist Alan Dunn has been broadcast internationally and Jeff and Alan have also worked extensively in high rise blocks, subterranean spaces and on billboards. With composer Martin Heslop Jeff makes spoken word and sound performances. Jeff is Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing at Liverpool John Moores University.