Ashleigh Young is the author of How I Get Ready (VUP, 2019), Can You Tolerate This? (VUP, 2016), and Magnificent Moon (VUP, 2012). Her poetry and essays have been widely published in print and online journals in New Zealand and overseas. She gained an MA in Creative Writing from the International Institute of Modern Letters in 2009.
Ashleigh writes a fortnightly column in Canvas Magazine and edits the Friday Poem at The Spinoff. She works as an editor at Victoria University Press.