Emily Warn has been a park ranger in California, Montana, Michigan, and Washington, as well as a website program manager at Microsoft. She is the author of three collections of poetry: Shadow Architect, The Leaf Path, and The Novice Insomniac, and her poems, reviews, and essays have been widely published. A former Stegner Fellow at Stanford University, Warn taught creative writing and English at the Bush School and at Lynchburg College, where she was the Thornton writer in residence and then associate professor of creative writing. Most recently she served as editor poetryfoundation.org. Warn divides her time between Seattle and Twisp.