Robyn Mundy is a Tasmanian writer whose first novel, The Nature of Ice (2009), was set in Antarctica. In 2010, Robyn spent four months as a volunteer caretaker and weather observer on isolated Maatsuyker Island, which led to the publication of her second novel, Wildlight (2016). She is also co-author, with Nigel Rigby, of the young readers’ book Epic Adventure: Epic Voyages, and her short fiction has been featured in literary journals including Westerly, Island, Iowa Review and in Best Australian Stories.
Robyn holds a PhD in Writing and a Master of Arts in English. She works as a sessional university lecturer in creative writing, helps facilitate workshops for the Tasmanian Writers Centre, and works seasonally for Aurora Expeditions as an Assistant Expedition Leader on eco-tour voyages to the polar regions and other remote locations.