1985 Candida embarked on a ten-year writing project, interviewing a total of 36
Australian writers for her Yacker - Australian Writers Talk About Their Work series, based on the Paris Review interviews with writers.
volume was published in 1986 to critical acclaim, and also sold in the UK.
Subsequent volumes were published in 1989 and 1990, creating a valuable
and on-going research resource for students of Australian literature. The
original manuscripts are held by the state library of New South Wales.
Baker Candida - non-fiction: Yacker - Australian Writers Talk About Their Work,
Vols 1, 2 & 3. Published Picador 1986, 1989, 1990 and Picador UK
Baker Candida - fiction: Women and Horses, novel, published Picador 1990 Australia. St. Martin's Press U.S 1990
Baker Candida - essay: Six Characters in Search of an Author - a treatise on Pirandello and creativity.
Published Island Magazine 1991
Baker Candida - fiction: The Powerful Owl, short stories. Published Picador 1994
Baker Candida - short story: The Canvas, Included in anthology Women, Love Sex.
Baker Candida - anthology: The Penguin Book of the Horse. Published Penguin 1996
Baker Candida - fiction: The Hidden, novel. Published Knopf 2000
Baker Candida - short story: The Penguin Book of the Beach
Baker Candida - short story: The Penguin Book of the City
Baker Candida - essay: Fathers
Baker Candida - essay: The Hollow Crown - an essay on travelling with the Royal Shakespeare Company. Sunday Magazine 2002
Baker Candida - short story: The Powerful Owl included in the Penguin Century of Australian stories. Published Penguin
Baker Candida - column: The Northern Star, Candidly Speaking. 2005-2007, 2009-ongoing
Baker Candida - anthology: The Infinite Magic of Horses. Published Allen & Unwin (Inspired Living) 2009
Baker Candida – anthology: The Wonderful World of Dogs. Published Allen & Unwin (Inspired Living) 2010
Conferences and Festivals
Numerous creative writing workshops, both independently created and for:
TAFE teacher: Four lectures in Cultural Appreciation at TAFE Lismore April/May 2010
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