Born in Dorset, now living in London, Louise Warren is a poet and playwright. She won the 2011 Cinnamon First Collection Prize; her debut poetry book A Child's Last Picture Book of the Zoo was published in May 2012. Her poems have appeared in magazines including Agenda, Envoi, Fuselit, The Interpreters House, Obsessed with Pipework, Poetry Wales, The Rialto, Seam and Stand. She has also appeared in a number of anthologies including Postcards from Leather Lane (edited by Aoife Mannix and Eva Lewin) and Genius Floored- A Shadow on the Wall (edited by Ruth O'Callaghan).
In 2011 she was shortlisted for both the Bridport and Wenlock Poetry Prize, and in 2008 she had a poem in The Ver Poetry Prize Anthology.
Her plays include productions at The Little Angel Theatre, Lyric Studio, and touring venues including Theatres, Art Venues, Museums and schools. She is currently working on fusing her poetry with visual imagery and performance.