Dr. David Huebert received his PhD from Western University, where he studied ecology and human-animal relationships in American literature and theory. Across his scholarship, thinking, and creative writing, David explores the environmental humanities, broadly conceived. David’s first book of fiction, Peninsula Sinking, was published in 2017 and received the Jim Connors Dartmouth Book Award as well as several other nominations. His second collection of poetry, Humanimus, will be published in fall 2020. Prior to arriving at King’s, David taught literature, philosophy, and creative writing at Western University and Dalhousie University. David is a Co-editor at The Goose: A Journal of Arts, Environment, and Culture in Canada, and the 2020-2021 Writer in Residence at The University of New Brunswick. He is currently developing an idea of “dirty nature writing” and working on a collection of stories called Chemical Valley.