Dr Cameron Muir's essays and features have appeared in Griffith Review, Inside Story, The Guardian and Australian Book Review, among others. His book The Broken Promise of Agricultural Progress (2014) was shortlisted in the 2015 NSW Premier’s History Awards. He has been awarded the Griffith Review Emerging Writers’ Prize and an Australian Society of Authors Mentorship. He holds a PhD in environmental history from ANU and is currently working on a book about the death penalty. He is working with a team from the National Museum of Australia and Sydney Environment Institute on an exhibition about ‘Localising the Anthropocene’.