2 Mar 2017

Writer Ashleigh Young wins major US literary prize

From Nine To Noon, 9:35 am on 2 March 2017

The writer Ashleigh Young has won a prestigious US literature prize for non-fiction writing, worth over 230 thousand US dollars. The essayist and poet is one of eight writers - and the first New Zealander - to receive the Windham-Campbell Prize from Yale University, that will be presented in September.