Tresa LeClerc is a writer and academic. She researches ethics in fiction writing and advocacy. Her dissertation looked specifically at narratives of people from refugee backgrounds. She teaches casually at RMIT University and is part of RMIT’s non/fictionLab. She co-coordinates the present tense literary talks series and her nonfiction writing has appeared in Essay Daily, Djed Press, Wild Tongue Zine and the book 9 Slices.