Robyn lives among vineyards in the country outside Canberra. She has published a poetry collection, i painted unafraid (Wakefield, 2010) and a non-fiction book about virginity and female agency in the Middle Ages. In response to the government’s punitive treatment of asylum seekers, she edited collection of essays on asylum seeker policy, We Are Better Than This (ATF, 2015). Her first novel, The Anchoress, was published in 2015 in Australia (HarperCollins), and internationally. Her second novel, Book of Colours, was published in 2018. Robyn is the reviews editor for the online literary journal, Verity La.
Robyn will appear in the 2019 conference.