Festival Program

Conversations

Ashleigh Young: Written on the Body

Sat 25 Aug, 2.30pm
Mission to Seafarers Chapel

Youth and aging, ambition and disappointment, Katherine Mansfield and NZ punk rock: when poet Ashleigh Young turned her hand to essays, the result was extraordinary. In this deeply personal conversation the writer and winner of the prestigious Windham-Campbell prize talks with Cate Kennedy.

This session is $22/$19. Tickets go on sale at 9am on Friday 20 July.

Duration

1 hour

Session code

8182

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Cate Kennedy writes fiction, nonfiction and poetry and her work has been published internationally and translated into French, German and Mandarin. Her most recent poetry collection, The Taste of River Water, won the Victorian Premier's poetry award in 2011. She is currently working on a new novel.

Ashleigh Young is an essayist, poet, and editor. She is the author of the poetry collection Magnificent Moon (Victoria University Press, 2012) and the essay collection Can You Tolerate This?, which won a Windham-Campbell Literature Prize from Yale University in 2017.

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