Michael Warren grew up in London, England, on Baker Street where Sherlock Holmes used to hang out. He moved to Toronto in 1972, and then to Ajijic in 2000. Michael was a member of the "Blue Asterisks" poetry workshop for 7 years in Canada, and also a director of the Phoenix Poetry Workshop in Toronto. His poetry has appeared in many publications, and has won prizes in Origins and in Poetry Toronto. For the last few years he has been writing the theatre reviews for El Ojo Del Lago under the byline "Front Row Center".