Erik Noonan is from Los Angeles, California, USA. He attended Hampshire College, Utrecht University, and New College of California. He is the author of the poetry collections Stances and Haiku d’Etat. His writing is featured in a variety of publications, including the anthology Cross Strokes: Poetry Between Los Angeles and San Francisco. He is the founder of Low Word and an editor at Fallujah Magazine. He lives in San Francisco with his family.