Rachael Buchanan comes from New Zealand. Her iwi (tribal) affiliations are Taranaki and Te Ati Awa. A lot of her writing deals with the gap between the New Zealand and Australian halves of her life. She has worked as journalist at The Age, as an academic, a public historian, an offshored subeditor and a creative fellow at the State Library of Victoria. Aside from Fairfax papers, her writing has been published in Griffith Review, Meanjin, The Monthly and Australian Book Review. Her current project, ‘The Doctor’, is about her dad and her and doctorhood. He is a pediatrician and she is a doctor of philosophy (with a PhD in history from Monash).
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