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92NY Talks

For nearly 150 years The 92nd Street Y, New York has harnessed the power of arts and ideas to enrich, enlighten and change lives. This weekly podcast series features many of the fascinating people and conversations from our stage, both recent as well as treasures from the past.

Oct 28, 2022

In this episode of 92NY Talks, join New York Times-bestselling author Diego Perez — a.k.a. Yung Pueblo — for a conversation with bestselling author, poet, and artist Elena Brower about his inspiring and deeply personal new book, Lighter. Yung Pueblo has captivated millions of readers with short, stripped-down poetry about everyday moments of inspiration and triumph. Hear him candidly discuss his journey to healing, striving for what he calls “structural compassion,” what inspires him to write, and more. The conversation was recorded on October 7, 2022 in front of a live audience at The 92nd Street Y, New York.