David Carlin

David Carlin is author of the memoir/biography The Abyssinian Contortionist (2015) and memoir Our Father Who Wasn’t There (2010), and co-editor of The Near and the Far (2016). His plays, documentary and short films and radio essays have won awards and featured at international festivals, and he has previously directed for theatre and circus. David is an Associate Professor of Creative Writing and co-director of WrICE at the non/fictionLab of RMIT University, and Co-President of the international NonfictioNOW Conference.