David is Associate Professor of English and Linguistics at the University of Otago. His research is focused on literary and narrative theory with an emphasis on narrative in digital media. He is the author of Reading Network Fiction (2007), a book on pre-Web and Web-based digital fiction, and Refiguring Minds in Narrative Media (2015), which is focused on cognitive approaches to narrative and literary theory in print novels, digital narratives, and story-driven videogames.
His work appears in Narrative, Poetics Today, Digital Humanities Quarterly, Games and Culture and, most recently, an article on How to Play a Parable in Storyworlds: a Journal of Narrative Studies. He is also the creator of dtour, a literary tourism app developed in partnership with the Dunedin UNESCO City of Literature, available free from the App Store and Google Play.
David Ciccoricco at DWRF 2021:
Mapping Dunedin's Stories