Tansy Rayner Roberts

Tansy Rayner Roberts
Tansy Rayner Roberts

Tansy Rayner Roberts (also writing as Livia Day) is an award-winning author and blogger who specialises in science fiction, fantasy and crime. She is a host on two all-female publishing and pop culture podcasts (Galactic Suburbia and Verity) and recently launched a third, Sheep Might Fly, in which she presents her own fiction in serial form.

Notable publications

  • Power & Majesty
  • The Shattered City
  • Reign of Beasts
  • Love and Romanpunk
  • The Mocklore Omnibus (Splashdance Silver/Liquid Gold)
  • Ink Black Magic
  • Musketeer Space (web serial, published later in 2016)
  • Cranky Ladies of History (as co-editor)

Tansy also has had short stories and essays published in these books/journals:

  • Kaleidoscope
  • Year’s Best YA Speculative Fiction 2014
  • Year’s Best Australian Fantasy & Horror 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
  • The Mammoth Book of Gaslight Romance
  • Phantazein
  • Review of Australian Fiction (14:4)
  • Defying Doomsday
  • Chicks Unravel Time
  • Uncanny Magazine
  • Companion Piece

As Livia Day, she writes murder mysteries set in a Hobart cafe:

  • A Trifle Dead
  • Drowned Vanilla
  • The Blackmail Blend (digital short story)
  • Keep Calm & Kill the Chef (coming later in 2016)








Tansy’s website: tansyrr.com

Twitter: @tansyrr

Tumblr: http://tansyrr.tumblr.com/

Livia Day on Twitter: @liviadaysleuth

Galactic Suburbia: galactisuburbia.podbean.com

Verity: veritypodcast.com

Sheep Might Fly: sheepmightfly.podbean.com