Gay Lynch

Dr 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 Black Inc’s Growing up in Country Australia (2022), Best Australian Stories, Bluestem Journal, Edições Humus Limitada, Glimmer Press, Island, Meanjin, Meniscus, Griffith Review, Recent Work Press, TEXT, Sleepers Almanac, Verity La and Westerly. She works as an academic, editor, manuscript assessor, and postgraduate examiner 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


  • Registered

Research Areas

  • Ecology and conservation

Supervisory Interests

  • Creative writing, novels
  • Creative writing, short stories
  • Creative writing theory and practice
  • Contemporary literature
  • Creative research higher degree supervision
  • Creative writing research higher degrees


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  • If Someone Took You They'd Soon bring You Back

    Lynch, G., 2022, Growing Up In Country Australia. Morton, R. (ed.). Collingwood, Vic: Black Inc., 9 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterpeer-review

  • Care Factor

    Lynch, G., 12 Jun 2021, Food, Migration, and Diversity: : The Many Flavors of the Short Story. Lee, M. A. & Penn, A. (eds.). United States: Lee and Penn Publishing, p. 349-361 12 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterpeer-review

  • On Dance

    Lynch, G., Oct 2021, In: Text. 25, 2, 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

    Open Access
  • On Work

    Lynch, G., Jun 2021, In: Meanjin. 80, 2, p. 117-126 10 p., Winter 79.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  • The Yellow Scarf

    Lynch, G., 22 Sept 2021, Verity La 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

    Open Access