11:00AM Friday, 25 October, 2019 NZST  at  Granary Festival Café, Founders Park, Nelson
Nelson Arts Festival presents ON THE EDGE

Chessie Henry and Miriam Lancewood reveal what drove them to write such intimate memoirs about their extraordinary lives.

Debut authors Chessie Henry (We Can Make A Life, winner of the E.H. McCormick Prize for General Non-Fiction at this year's Ockham New Zealand Book Awards) and international media sensation Miriam Lancewood (Woman in the Wilderness) explore living on the edge of civilisation and natural disasters, and the link between lifestyle and wellbeing. Chaired by Kerry Sunderland.

Books will be on sale at the Page & Blackmore Festival Bookstore.