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MetroTech Commons, Brooklyn

September 11 - 17

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Ashleigh Young

Ashleigh Young is a recipient of the 2017 Windham-Campbell Prize for nonfiction. Born and raised in Te Kūiti, New Zealand, she the author of the critically acclaimed book of poetry Magnificent Moon as well as the essay collection Can You Tolerate This?. A series of twenty-one personal essays, Can You Tolerate This? tells the story of a girl growing up in a small New Zealand town and making her way as an adult into the wider world.

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