Marco Caracciolo is an Associate Professor of English and Literary Theory at Ghent University in Belgium. After receiving a PhD in Comparative Literature from the University of Bologna in 2012, he has held fellowships in Hamburg, Groningen, and Freiburg. In 2011, he was a visiting scholar within Project Narrative at Ohio State University. His work has been funded by the European Research Council, the Dutch Research Council (NWO), and the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. He is the author of several books, including most recently Slow Narrative and Nonhuman Materialities (University of Nebraska Press, 2022) and Contemporary Fiction and Climate Uncertainty: Narrating Unstable Futures (Bloomsbury, 2022). His articles have appeared in journals including New Literary History, PMLA, SubStance, Poetics Today, and Narrative.