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About me

Occupation writer, mother, doll merchant
Location Hobart, Tasmania
Introduction Tansy Rayner Roberts is a Tasmanian author of fantasy, science fiction and chick lit crime. She has a PhD in Classics, and sells the Deepings Dolls direct to galleries as well as by mail order. Tansy recently sold a fantasy trilogy, The Creature Court to HarperCollins Voyager. The first of these, Power and Majesty will be released in 2010. In the mean time, Cafe La Femme is due out from Pulp Fiction Press in 2009.
Interests history, mythology, ancient rome, books, art deco, flappers, coffee, arsenal, quilting, costume, embroidery, fantasy, magical fiction, short stories, imperial women
Favorite Movies The Princess Bride, Labyrinth, Siam Sunset, Howl's Moving Castle, Shadows in the Sun, The Philadelphia Story, The Big Sleep, Clueless
Favorite Music Ani DiFranco, Regina Spektor, Lily Allen, The Lucksmiths, Rilo Kiley, Kate Miller-Heidke, The Dresden Dolls, Pony Up!, The Cat Empire
Favorite Books Tam Lin by Pamela Dean, Gaudy Night by Dorothy L Sayers, Fabulous Nobodies by Lee Tulloch, The Forsyte Saga by John Galsworthy, anything by Maureen Johnson, The Time of the Ghost by Diana Wynne Jones