COURTNEY ELIZABETH YOUNG
is a rape crisis counselor and sexual assault survivor’s advocate in Massachusetts, where she lives with her cat, Darling the Dog. As of July 2019 she won her fight against a very aggressive type of breast cancer that she was diagnosed with two months before her 30th birthday, and is using proceeds from her books to pay for her cancer treatment. She has lived on and backpacked six continents alone so far, but isn’t done yet. A proud owner of both the DRD4 and MAOA gene, she has enjoyed her wild ride through life on everything from cocaine to camels to crocodiles. she continues to celebrate her tsunamis through her books and her artwork. For more, you can follow her on instagram at courtneyelizabethyoung, where she is reachable and her books are available through direct distribution.