Elise Chidley

South Africa

Elise Childley is South African by birth but now lives in Connecticut with her husband and three children. Her short stories have been shortlisted for the Nadine Gordimer award and the Ian St James awards. This is her first novel.
The Wrong Sort of Wife? (2008)
     aka Your Roots Are Showing
Married with Baggage (2009)
Rita Awards Best First Book nominee (2009) : The Wrong Sort of Wife?