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Rebecca Giggs is from Perth, Western Australia. She writes about ecology and environmental imagination, animals, landscape, politics and memory. Her nonfiction has appeared in publications including Best Australian Essays 2016 and 2015 (Black Inc), Best Australian Science Writing 2014 (New South Books), Granta, The Atlantic, The New York Times MagazineGriffithREVIEWAeon MagazineMeanjin and Overland. Rebecca’s short fiction has been widely published and anthologised in collections including Best Australian Stories 2011 (Black Inc) and The Best of the Lifted Brow (Penguin Books). Rebecca holds a PhD in ficto-criticism and ecological philosophy — she is currently a Macquarie University Honorary Research Fellow. Rebecca’s first nonfiction book Fathoms: The World in the Whale is forthcoming from Scribe in Australia, and will be released by Simon & Schuster in the U.S.