Brandon Young is a spoken word artist operating primarily in the San Francisco Bay Area, currently residing in Seattle. His work combines deadpan humor with historical events. He has been a featured performer at QACon 2013, APATure 2014, the New Sh!t Show, the Racket and the San Francisco Queer Open Mic. He is published in the Dead Animal Handbook and the upcoming Tandem Vol. 3. His project for Jack Straw is a collection of essays revolving around objects that were protected from disposal, and the people that care for them.