Young, Casey 1951-

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YOUNG, Casey 1951-

(Carol Ann Dawes, Carol Ann Young)

PERSONAL: Born August 7, 1951, in Teaneck, NJ; daughter of Stephen (an electrical engineer) and Mildred (a bookkeeper; maiden name, Weideman) Martin; married Kenneth Allen Dawes (a photographer), August 16, 2003; children: Antonio Preston D'Elia, Jesse Stephen Young. Ethnicity: "White." Education: Montclair State College, B.A., 1973; University of Michigan, M.A., 1975. Politics: "Progressive."

ADDRESSES: Agent—c/o Author Mail, Mountain Vines Publishing, P.O. Box 385, Aptos, CA 95001. E-mail—[email protected]

CAREER: American Telephone and Telegraph, Parsippany, NJ, manager, 1986-90; United Parcel Service (UPS), Mahwah, NJ, manager, 1990-94; RYC, Inc., Austin, TX, consultant, 1994-98; International Business Machines Co. (IBM), San Jose, CA, manager, 1998—. International DB2 Users Group, president of board of directors, 1996-98.

MEMBER: International Coach Federation, E-Women Network.


Exploring IBM E-Business Software: Become anInstant Insider on IBM's Internet Business Tools, Maximum Press (Gulf Breeze, FL), 2001, 2nd edition, 2003.

Mountain Vines, Mountain Wines: Exploring theWineries of the Santa Cruz Mountains, photographs by Ken Dawes, Mountain Vines Publishing (Santa Cruz, CA), 2003.

From the Highlands to the Sea: Exploring the Wineries of Monterey County, Mountain Vines Publishing (Santa Cruz, CA), 2005.

Contributor to periodicals, including Spider, Apple-seeds, and Hispanic Outlook for Higher Education. Some writings appear under names Carol Ann Dawes or Carol Ann Young.

WORK IN PROGRESS: Bellweather, a science fiction-fantasy novel.

SIDELIGHTS: Casey Young told CA: "Writing has always been part of my life, both formally and informally. In times of trouble, as well as joy, a journal is always by my side. I am a 'scribble it all out in the first draft' writer, then I go back and polish, polish, polish. The regional wine books I am writing are inspired by a love of wine and the people who make it—the story behind the bottle. My novel will be an exploration of the relationships between genders within a science fiction-fantasy framework."