Corey Young is a "mechanics-first" game designer. He prefers playing and designing what he calls "mid-Atlantic" games, which fall somewhere between Euros and American style games.
His first game, Gravwell, was published by Cryptozoic in August of 2013.
Corey tweets with a friendly bunch of game designers at @C_M_Young
MeepleTown Interview: http://meepletown.com/2013/09/game-designer-interview-corey-young/