Gay Lynch
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Research Biography

Gay Lynch writes and researches essays, novels, academic papers, book reviews, and short stories, on unceded Boonwurrung land and adjunct to Flinders University. Recent works include Unsettled (2019), an Australian historical novel, launched at (ISAANZ) and ‘On Work’ a Covid-inflected essay in Meanjin (Winter 2021). Essays and stories can be found in Best Australian Stories, Bluestem Journal, Edições Humus Limitada, Glimmer Press, Island, Meanjin, Meniscus, Griffith Review, Recent Work Press, TEXT, Sleepers Almanac and Westerly. She has worked as an academic and editor and is involved with the national and international short story community.

Research Interests

  • Creative Writing (contemporary and historical fiction, YA fiction)
  • Australian Settler History
  • Australian Irish Diaspora Studies
  • Creative Arts Practice-led Research, Creative Writing Pedagogy
  • Australian Contemporary and Historical Fiction
  • Short Stories


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  • On Work

    Lynch, G., Jun 2021, In: Meanjin. 80, 2, p. 117-127 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Dogwatch

    Lynch, G., 2020, Thrill me: Suspenseful stories. Washington, L. (ed.). West Beach, SA: Glimmer Press, p. 287-298 12 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  • Transcendent Time

    Lynch, G., Apr 2020, In: Text. Special Issue 58, 24.1, p. 80-81 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

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  • On Apples: Art, bodies, temptation and more

    Lynch, G., 30 Sep 2019, In: Island Magazine. Summer 2019, 158, p. 84-89 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Unsettled

    Lynch, G., 2019, Balmain: Ligature Pty Limited. 421 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook