Mark Isaacs is a writer, a community worker, an adventurer, a campaigner for social justice, and author of The Undesirables: Inside Nauru (Hardie Grant, 2014), an account of his work with asylum seekers. Mark continues to work for an asylum seeker settlement service in Sydney and he writes as a freelancer. His second book, Nauru Burning will be published in August this year and he is currently working on a podcast series about the Australian government returning refugees to Afghanistan. Mark will return to Afghanistan in 2017 to write a book for Hardie Grant. Mark has also published articles with Foreign Policy, World Policy Journal, Huffington Post, New Matilda, VICE, Conscious Magazine, Roads and Kingdoms and many others.