Rachael Mead is a poet, short story writer, arts reviewer and bookseller living in South Australia. She’s had an eclectic life, working as an archaeologist, environmental campaigner and seller of books both old and new. She has an Honours degree in Classical Archaeology, a Masters in Environmental Studies and a PhD in Creative Writing from the University of Adelaide. Her poetry collections include The Sixth Creek (Picaro Press 2013) and two chapbooks. Her next full-length collection The Flaw in the Pattern is forthcoming from UWAP in early 2018. She has had several ambo-themed stories published and is currently working on a collection.


Rachael will be joined by Katherine Arguile to talk ‘Death and trauma’ in short fiction on Saturday Nov 4 at 10:30am.