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Motherhood and Creativity

Edited by Rachel Power

Do women still confront the attitude that they have to choose between following their creative dreams and having children? In Motherhood & 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.

Includes interviews with:
• Claudia Karvan (actor)
• Cate Kennedy (writer)
• Holly Throsby (singer-songwriter)
• Del Kathryn Barton (artist)
• Clare Bowditch (singer)
• Rachel Griffiths (actor)

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