Aotearoa / New Zealand
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. Along with published works on The Spinoff and The Wireless Chessie has an MA in Creative Writing from the International Institute of Modern Letters.
We Can Make A Life is the book chosen for the inaugural WOMAD Book Club.
Book Club aims to bring people together to express their perspectives and explore the themes within the book while getting insights from Chessie herself.
We urge you to get a copy and get reading.