David Carlin is proud to be an associate professor in creative writing and co-founder of the non/fictionLab research group at RMIT University, an excellent place to work.

Vice-president of the international NonfictioNOW Conference, his books include The Abyssinian Contortionist (UWAP, 2015) and Our Father Who Wasn’t There (Scribe, 2010). He has also made exhibitions, films, radio and theatre works.


Pieces by David Carlin

This essay is good for my KPIs*
Edition 52: Imagining the Future

The bronzista of Muradup
Edition 48: Enduring Legacies

The true history of the Circus
Edition 33: Such Is Life

The cigarette seller of Addis Ababa
Edition 37: Small World

Griffith Review