James Roberts is a writer, director and producer. He has written for radio, television and print and produced a number of TV series for the ABC. He is the co-editor of Writers on Writing, published by Penguin. He graduated with a PhD in Creative Writing from The University of Adelaide in 2007.

He became interested in the possibilities of the Nullarbor Nymph for a documentary after he read an article by Dora Dallwitz in The Adelaide Review, 1994. He played with the idea for a time, and some of that work-in-development is published here.