Other literary forms
Christina Stead began her career with a volume of short stories, The Salzburg Tales (1934), and she contributed short stories to both literary and popular magazines. A posthumous collection, Ocean of Story: The Uncollected Short Stories of Christina Stead, was published in 1985. Her volume The Puzzleheaded Girl (1967) is a collection of four novellas. Her other literary output includes reviews and translations of several novels from the French. She also edited two anthologies of short stories, one with her husband, William Blake.