Aubrie Cox Warner is a hybrid poet, born and raised in Illinois. She received her M.A. from Ball State University, and M.F.A. from Temple University. She has served as an editor for multiple publications, such as A Hundred Gourds and Juxtapositions: The Journal of Haiku Research and Scholarship. Currently she is the executive producer for the literary podcast Citizen Lit and a Ph.D. student at University of Louisville, where she is the Assistant Director of the Virtual Writing Center.
Warner is the author of the chapbooks tea’s aftertaste (Bronze Man Books) and Out of Translation (Kattywompus Press), which also won third place in the 2014 Turtle Light Press Haiku Chapbook Competition. Her poetry and prose have been published in journals such as The Mondegreen, NANO Fiction, Whiskey Paper, District Lit, and Modern Haiku, and she was one of 17 poets included in A New Resonance 8: Emerging Voices in English-Language Haiku (Red Moon Press). She has received multiple awards for haiku and tanka, including the Museum of Haiku Literature Award and a Touchstone Award from The Haiku Foundation. Most recently she received the grand prize in Wyvern Lit’s first annual flash fiction competition. Her writing currently focuses on living with disability, pop culture, and the moments in-between.
After stints in Indiana, Tennessee, and Pennsylvania, she, her husband Jim Warner, and two cats live in Louisville, Kentucky. She tweets @acwarnerlit.