I’m Ashleigh, and this is my blog. I don’t really know what it is, but here we are.
On this blog I often write about memory, mental health, cycling, and inconsequential things that wouldn’t fit anywhere else. My proudest moment was being called ‘the philosopher poet of the bike lane’ on the website of the Cycling Embassy of Great Britain. I still think about that quite a bit. I write about other things too, but those themes seem to resurface time and again. I don’t blog all that frequently, just when I want to.
I’m always keen to hear your thoughts on anything I write. Even if it’s bad. Drop me a comment or an email: ashleigh [dot] young [at] gmail [dot] com
(But please don’t send me advertising stuff, and please don’t send your writing to me for editorial feedback, unless we already know each other and you are definitely going to buy me a beer in return.)
I work as an editor at Victoria University Press and a creative writing tutor at the International Institute of Modern Letters.
I’m on Twitter more often than I should be.
Thanks for reading.
PS. A bit of media:
Here’s an interview from early 2014 on the Griffith Review site. I raved on a bit.
Here’s an interview I did in 2012 with extraordinary poet Hera Lindsay Bird on the Pantograph Punch.
Here’s a collection of poetry I wrote which you can buy.