Tansy Rayner Roberts is a writer and mother living in Tasmania, Australia. Her family includes three generations of Doctor Who fangirls, from age 7 to 70+! Tansy’s book publications include the novels Power and Majesty, Musketeer Space and Ink Black Magic, and the short story collection Love and Romanpunk. She also writes crime under the name Livia Day.
Tansy is one of the co-hosts of Galactic Suburbia, the all-female science fiction podcast which features publishing gossip, pop culture reviews and the feminist perspective. She has won two Hugos – Best Fan Writer in 2013 and Best Fancast (Galactic Suburbia) in 2015. In 2016 Tansy launched a new podcast (yes, another one) serialising her own short fiction, starting with the fun magical university share house story “Fake Geek Girl”. Check out Sheep Might Fly to hear Tansy reading her own stories and stopping on cliffhangers!
When not doing all these things Tansy manages her own business: Alice and Austen, a history and literary themed online gift shop.
Tansy’s blog features all kinds of writing, including comics reviews, feminist essays and fiction. You can support her online writing via Patreon. You can sign up to her newsletter for updates, and receive a free short story.