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Rachel Fuller

Rachel Fuller is a Sydney-based bookseller and writer. She has been a contributing writer on culture, books, and the arts for publications such as The Saturday Newspaper, Art & Australia, The Collective, ArtistProfile, ABCArts, and Ocula. In 2007 she graduated with honours from The University of Sydney, Sydney College of the Arts, and was a co-director of Sydney artist-run initiative Locksmith Project Space and co-founder and co-editor of arts journal Locksmith Project. She graduated in 2014 from the University of Technology, Sydney with a MA in Non-Fiction Writing.

Rachel Fuller reviews 'Life of the Party: How the remarkable Brownie Wise built and lost a Tupperware Party empire' by Bob Kealing

September 2016, no. 384 23 August 2016
The foundation years of the Tupperware empire have all the elements of a great story. Earl Tupper, an introverted inventor determined to become a millionaire by the age of thirty, created the Tupperware range from a plastics waste product that was deemed unusable in postwar America. Sales were elusive until Brownie Wise, a poorly educated single mother, introduced Tupperware to the neighbourhoods, ... (read more)

Rachel Fuller reviews 'The Worst Woman in Sydney: The life and crimes of Kate Leigh' by Leigh Straw

September 2016, no. 384 22 August 2016
The Worst Woman in Sydney is the first biography devoted to the early twentieth-century Sydney underworld matriarch Kate Leigh. Leigh Straw attempts to tease out whether Leigh truly was the worst woman in Sydney or something closer to that of a loveable larrikin. For such a colourful period in Sydney's history (Straw is obviously nostalgic about her own years in Sydney, a point which is rather bel ... (read more)