Jean Young was a fanzine editor and artist.
In the 1950s Jean Young was well known in Science Fiction Fandom as one of the "Balcony Insurgents" of the 1956 NYCon II Worldcon, who occupied a balcony along with Ron Ellik, Dick Eney, Boyd Raeburn, Larry Stark, Bob Tucker, Ted White, and husband Andy Young, rather than pay an exorbitant price to hear talks in the banquet hall.
Jean Young published a number of one shot zines at various times during her publishing career, including Ye Boiffion Boy Birdwatchers' Bugle-Blast in 1957, with Lee Horrman and Larry Stark, and Jean's husband Andy Young, and [[ZI, a fanzine of "Artoons" by Jean Young and William Rotsler after a series of captions by Jack Harness, which included "A Fan Art Folio for People Who Hate Fan Art", "A Short Guide to Norman Wansborough", "For Yielding is Sin", The Leather Couch (Dick Geis).
- Garage Floor
- The Cambridge Scene
- Ye Boiffion Boy Birdwatchers' Bugle-Blast
- ZIUQ (by Jean Young and William Rotsler)