Judy Hale Young is a retired naval officer who took her M.A. in English from the University of West Florida and is currently A.B.D., Twentieth-Century Literature, University of Florida. She has worked as a technical writer for Lockheed Martin Aerospace, directed the writing laboratory at Pensacola Junior College, and currently directs and teaches in the Composition Program at UWF. Her professional interests include the work of James Joyce, the clash of science and religion as illustrated in Victorian and modernist literature, and the discourse of the paranormal. She has published articles in Studies in Short Fiction, The James Joyce Literary Supplement, English Literature in Transition, Advocate, and the United States Naval Institute’s Proceedings.