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Motherhood and Creativity - Rachel Power

Motherhood and Creativity

By: Rachel Power (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1st April 2015
ISBN: 9781922213648
Number Of Pages: 228

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Do women still confront the attitude that they have to choose between following their creative dreams and having children? In Motherhood and Creativity, some of Australia's most respected actors, writers, artists and musicians speak frankly about the wrench between motherhood and their creative lives. In these compelling, honest and insightful interviews, 22 women open up about the various challenges and pleasures they've faced when combining motherhood with an undiminished passion for their creative work.

About the Author

Rachel Power is a freelance writer, editor, and artist. She worked as a journalist before enrolling at the Victorian College of the Arts in her early twenties. By her final year of art school, Rachel was pregnant, inspiring her book The Divided Heart: Art and Motherhood. She lives in Melbourne with her partner and two children.

Great follow up


The was a great follow up to the Divided heart. It was fascinating to see how women fit their passions into their family lives.

Thirroul, AU


Loved it


For any mother who's trying to juggle a creative job as well as young children. This book made me realise I'm not crazy!

Adelaide, SA


Important book for all mothers


I'm a little biased because I work for the publisher of this book, but this is a special collection of stories from some of Australia's best creative minds.




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ISBN: 9781922213648
ISBN-10: 1922213640
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 228
Published: 1st April 2015
Publisher: Affirm Press
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 21.0 x 13.6  x 2.0
Weight (kg): 0.29
Edition Number: 1

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