Gay Lynch works as an adjunct academic in creative writing and English at Flinders University, publishing essays, hybrid memoir pieces, novels, papers and short stories.
Her first novel, Cleanskin, was published in 2005. She now lives in Melbourne but spent most of her life in rural South Australia. You can find her recent work in Best Australian Stories, Bluestem Journal, Edições Humus Limitada, Island, Meanjin, Meniscus, Griffith Review, Westerly, TEXT and Sleepers Almanac. From 2011–2015, she was Fiction and Life Writing editor at Transnational Literature ejournal.