Noah Warren was born in Nova Scotia, Canada and educated in the United States. He is the author of The Complete Stories, published by Copper Canyon in 2021, and The Destroyer in the Glass, chosen by Carl Phillips for the 2016 Yale Series of Younger Poets. His work has been supported by fellowships from Yale (Clapp), Stanford (Stegner), The Simpson Literary Project, and the Arts Research Center. He is a PhD candidate in English at UC Berkeley, where he coordinates the Lunch Poems Reading Series.
His poems appear in The Paris Review, POETRY, The American Poetry Review, Ploughshares, ZYZZYVA, PEN America, The New England Review, The Southern Review, AGNI, poets.org, and elsewhere. At Berkeley, his research traces the influence of natural history and its classificatory logic in nineteenth century America, investigating how these structure practices of observation, encourage anti-progressivism, and subtend the racist essentialism of American ethnography. He is at work on a book of narrative essays and a new collection of poems.