Kurt Cavender

Kurt holds a PhD in American Literature from Brandeis University, with a focus on modern and contemporary print and screen culture. His research has been published in the journals College Literature, Post45, and Arizona Quarterly, as well as the edited collections Reading Modernism with Machines (Palgrave Macmillan 2016) and Literature and Event (Routledge 2021). Most recently, he has served as the North America section editor for The Environmental Futures Reader (forthcoming from Brandeis UP 2024), a global anthology of contemporary climate fiction.

A global anthology, curated by experts from around the world, draws on fiction and poetry to examine environmental challenges and their implications...