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Gigi Fenster

Gigi Fenster has PhD in Creative Writing, and various law degrees. Her first book, The Intentions Book, was a finalist in the New Zealand Post Book Awards and was longlisted for the Commonwealth Prize and the IMPAC Dublin Award. Her second book, Feverish, traces her quest to induce a fever in herself, and raises questions around bravery, transgression, vulnerability and art, which this quest brought to the fore. Gigi teaches Creative Writing at Massey, at Whitireia and at Rimutaka Prison. She also teaches contract law.