Works

A brief overview

For full details see the Austlit database of Australian literature.

Short Stories

  • ‘Handle With Care’, Writing, No. 7, June 1988.
  • ‘It's A Garden’, The ANU Reporter, 28 March 1996.
  • ‘A Place in the Family’, Westerly, Winter 1996.
  • ‘Royalty On The Railway Line’, Redoubt, No. 20, April 1995 and The Canberra Times, 3 January 1995.
  • ‘What Do You Reckon?’, Muse, September 1987.
  • ‘Facing the Universe’, Songs of the Unsung Heroes (Australian Workers Heritage Centre, 2000).

Poetry as Rachael Leeds

  • ‘Annette’, Redoubt, No. 21, 1995.
  • ‘Annabel’, Redoubt, No. 21, November 1995.
  • ‘Canberra Bedsit’, Muse, August 1994.
  • ‘Freezing’, Redoubt, No. 25, 1997.
  • ‘Holidays’, Muse, December 1994.
  • ‘Joan’, Redoubt, No. 21, 1995.
  • ‘Josie Sees Me Drawing’, Muse, May 1995.
  • ‘Non-Custodial Care’, Poetrix, No. 6, 1996.
  • ‘Single Mother’, Muse, May 1995.
  • ‘Val’, Australian Women's Book Review, Vol. 8, October 1996.
  • ‘Why We Go There’, Muse, April 1996.

Book Reviews

Countless book reviews spread across The Canberra Times, Australian Book Review, Australian Women's Book Review and occasionally The Age, most between 1995 – 2001.

Autobiographical Articles

  • ‘And Then Josie Comes’, The Canberra Times, 29/9/85.
  • ‘Dead Tired For Years’, The Canberra Times, 18/10/87 (reprinted in Energy In The Red: Living With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, by Jacqueline Finch (Sydney, 1995).
  • ‘Finding The Friends Who Are Your Parents’, The Canberra Times, 18/1/86.
  • ‘For Men Must Hurt And Women Must Creep’, The Canberra Times, 14/7/85.
  • ‘Not Much Luck With God’, Mayblooms, No. 2, 1985.
  • ‘The Day’s Only Claim’, Muse, September 1987.
  • ‘The Secret is That Real Aunts Never Grow Up’, The Canberra Times, 1/1/94.

General Articles

  • ‘Sisters Doing It For Themselves’, The Canberra Times, 14/11/95. (An article on a series of concerts fostering young female bands.)
  • ‘Writing In All The Wrong Places’ The Canberra Times, 3/12/95 (An article on the Canberra writer Mary Hutchison.)
  • ‘Studying With A Disability’, The Canberra Times, 1/2/95. (A general article aimed at tertiary students.)
  • ‘Teenagers Living in a Fog of Pain’, in The Canberra Times, 14/8/94. (An article on teenagers with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.)