David Hawkins is a writer, journalist, editor and ecologist from Bristol. He grew up on the banks of the Severn Estuary, read English at New College, Oxford, then worked for several years in art history publishing, subsequently retraining as a botanist and habitat surveyor. Particular interests are the intersections of landscape and time and human activity. He has work in the forthcoming book from Dunlin Press, The Migrant Waders. David was a founding editor of the Likestarlings collaborative poetry project.