05-09 September 2018

Open Book Festival

05-09 September2018

Christy Chilimigras

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Christy Chilimigras is an entrenched Jo’burger, having lived there all 24 years of her life. After matriculating from Hyde Park High School in 2011, she worked as a cocktail waitress in Greenside while studying Landscape Design and Horticulture.

At 22, she was selected for an editorial internship at Cosmopolitan magazine, after which she became the full-time content manager for the magazine’s sex-only microsite, COSMO After Dark. She left her full-time position in 2017 and now freelances as a sex & relationships writer for Cosmo and Essays of Africa magazine. Her debut novel, the memoir Things even González can’t Fix, was published in May 2018.

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