Leslie Carol Roberts’ work as an author explores the materiality of ecologies through the lens of the personal essay. Her books include Here Is Where I Walk: Episodes from a Life in the Forest (Nevada, 2019) and The Entire Earth and Sky: Views on Antarctic (Nebraska,2008). She has lived and worked in Australia, Antarctica, New Zealand, and Thailand, and her writing has appeared in Ascent, The Christian Science Monitor, Fast Company, the Sydney Morning Herald, the Bellevue Literary Review, the Iowa Review, and Fourth Genre, among others. She has received an NEA and a Fulbright. As a research scholar, she is affiliated with both the Scientists Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) Humanities and Social Sciences group and the Architectural Ecologies Lab at California College of the Arts, where she chairs the MFA Writing Program.