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In Conversation: Hera Lindsay Bird and Ashleigh Young

Wednesday 22 Mar 2017

Join poet Hera Lindsay Bird (‘New Zealand’s most exciting young poet’—the Guardian) and writer and editor Ashleigh Young (the creator of ‘exceptional series of stories and observations’—Listener) for a glass of wine and a chat about poetry, writing and life.

Hera Lindsay Bird has been published by The ToastThe HairpinSportHue & CryThe SpinoffThe New Zealand Listener and Best New Zealand Poems. She has an MA in poetry from Victoria University of Wellington, where she won the 2011 Adam Prize. She currently lives in Wellington.

Ashleigh Young works as an editor in Wellington and teaches creative science writing at the International Institute of Modern Letters. Her poetry and essays have been widely published in print and online journals, including Tell You What: Great New Zealand NonfictionFive Dials (UK) and The Griffith Review (Australia).