John Charles Ryan
John Charles Ryan is Adjunct Associate Professor at Southern Cross University, Australia, and Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Western Australia. His interests include critical plant studies, Aboriginal Australian poetry, and Southeast Asian ecocriticism. He is the co-editor of Australian Wetland Cultures: Swamps and the Environmental Crisis (2019, Lexington Books) and author of Plants in Contemporary Poetry: Ecocriticism and the Botanical Imagination (2018, Routledge). In 2020, he is Writer-in-Residence at Oak Spring Garden Foundation in Virginia (www.osgf.org) and Visiting Researcher at University of 17 Agustus 1945 (UNTAG) in Surabaya, Indonesia.