Chessie Henry

Chessie Henry is the author of We Can Make A Life, a family memoir which was recently awarded the E.H. McCormick prize for General Non-Fiction at the 2019 Ockham New Zealand Book Awards.

Originally from Kaikoura, she now lives in Lyttelton, Christchurch, where she works as Content Specialist for social change agency Brown Bread. Her personal essays have been published on The Spinoff, The Wireless, and she has an MA in Creative Writing from the International Institute of Modern Letters.

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