James R. Burgmann-Milner

James is currently a Creative Writing PhD candidate of Languages, Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics, Monash University. His research focuses on representations of anthropogenic climate change in literature and other fictional media, with an emphasis on Australian contributions to the genre. In 2016, he published ‘Rising Continents: An Ecocritical Reading of Ursula K. Le Guin’s “The New Atlantis”’ in Colloquy, and co-authored an essay on ‘Ice, Fire, and Flood: Science Fiction and the Anthropocene’ in Thesis Eleven. In 2018, he co-authored ‘Climate Fiction: A World-Systems Approach’ in Cultural Sociology. He is also writing a climate novel as a part of his PhD. He and his father Andrew Milner are currently writing a book on Science Fiction and Climate Change for Liverpool University.