Date: 11th March 2019
Chessie Henry’s memoir, We Can Make a Life, has been selected as a finalist in the Royal Society Te Aparangi general non-fiction category.
Chessie says being selected as a finalist is “totally beyond what I ever would have expected for my first book”.
Other finalists in the non-fiction category are New York Times best-selling author and academic Joanna Drayton for Hudson & Halls: The Food of Love; Maurice Gee for Memory Pieces and renowned editor and writer Anna Rogers for With The Through Hell: New Zealand Medical Services in the First World War.
You can find out more about Chessie’s story in our latest edition of Evergreen Magazine.
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