Born: October 27 1977 in Rochester New York, USA
Resides: Izumi, Osaka, Japan
E-mail: wdecker (at) andrew (dot) ac (dot) jp
Warren Decker is a teacher and writer based in Osaka. He has an MFA in creative writing from the University of Texas in El Paso. In addition to haiku and senryu, he has published fiction, non-fiction, triolets, and limericks, with work appearing in Frogpond, Modern Haiku, NOON, THINK, Arc Poetry Magazine, New Ohio Review, Fifth Wednesday and elsewhere. He also performs rhythmic poetry as Enjambmental.
Awards and Other Honors:
Winner of Silver Needle Press Fiction Contest 2018. Poem selected for inclusion in The Best American Poetry 2018.
"losing our friends" - Frogpond Vol. 40:2, Spring-Summer 2017; "finally breaking" - Modern Haiku Vol. 50.2, Summer 2019; "pour me" - Four Hundred and Two Snails, HSA Members' Anthology 2018; "pine" - Frogpond Vol. 42.2, Spring-Summer 2019; "tearing apart" - Frogpond Vol. 41:2, Spring-Summer 2018; "Sign above" - NOON, Issue 15, August 2019.