Jane Goodall is the author of academic books and articles with a focus on the avant-garde and cultural change. These include recent contributions to the Cambridge Anthology of Theatre and Science (2020) and Artaud and the Gnostic Drama (2021). She has also written successful crime thrillers and contributed widely to publications on writing and cultural transition. Her most recent work is concerned with the urgent need for culturally driven political change in our own time, a case she argues in The Politics of the Common Good (NewSouth 2019). She writes regularly for Inside Story.