Lucy Sussex was born in New Zealand. She works across genres, with particular interests in women's lives, crime and Victoriana.

Her award-winning fiction includes the novel, The Scarlet Rider (Forge, 1996, to be reprinted 2014). Her latest project is 'Victorian Blockbuster: Fergus Hume and The Mystery of a Hansom Cab' (forthcoming).

She lectures in English at La Trobe University, Bundoora.

Pieces by Lucy Sussex

The sin room
Edition 65: Crimes and Punishments

Told in the bush
Edition 42: Once Upon a Time in Oz

Griffith Review