Individual Author Record
Name:Pen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT Poetry Born: 1956 in Baton Rouge, Louisisana Sites:
Illinois ConnectionWarr moved to Chicago after graduating from high school and lived there many years.
Biographical and Professional InformationMichael Warr is a performing and collaborative poet. His poems have been dramatized on stage, depicted on canvas, and set to original music compositions. He is the recipient of many honors and awards including the Gwendolyn Brooks Significant Illinois Poets Award and an NEA Creative Writing Fellowship for Poetry. He is principal at Warr Consulting and lives in San Francisco, California. Along with the books listed below, he is also the editor of, Of Poetry and Protest: From Emmett Till to Trayvon Martin, and the co-editor of, Power Lines: A Decade of Poetry from Chicago’s Guild Complex.
*''The Armageddon of Funk'', Tia Chucha Press, 2011 *''We Are All the Black Boy'', Tia Chucha Press, 1991