David Carlin is a creative writer, researcher and teacher with a background in writing and directing for theatre, circus and film. His research interests include essaying and hybrid forms, ecocriticism and the Anthropocene, community digital archives, memory, collaborative methods and creative practice, and the ethics of intercultural exchange. David’s nonfiction books include the collaboratively written The After-Normal: Brief, Alphabetical Essays on a Changing Planet, and 100 Atmospheres: Studies in Scale and Wonder, both of which directly address climate change and the Anthropocene. David’s award-winning essays have been published in Meanjin, Griffith REVIEW, Hunger Mountain, Speak, Overland, Westerly, Sydney Review of Books and elsewhere. Co-founder of WrICE, he is also Co-President of the NonfictioNOW Conference, a founding Contributing Editor of Speculative Nonfiction, and Professor of Creative Writing in RMIT’s School of Media and Communication, where he co-directs the non/fictionLab.