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.
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.