Author(s): Ashleigh Young
VOLUME Mapua Literary Festival 2019
In her internationally acclaimed essay collection Can You Tolerate This? Ashleigh Young reveals depths, dimensions and subtleties of difficult or often overlooked subjects. In her new book of poetry, How I Get Ready, she explores various ways of dealing with the uncertainties that underlie both poetry and everyday life.
Ashleigh won a Windham-Campbell Prize and the 2017 Royal Society Te Aparangi Award for General Non-Fiction for Can You Tolerate This? She works as an editor and lives in Wellington.
Come and hear Ashleigh in conversation with Thomas Koed of VOLUME.