Michael J. Warren is an ecocritic, writer and medievalist, specialising in historical human-nonhuman relationships. He is author of Birds in Medieval English Poetry and honorary research fellow at Birkbeck College, University of London, where he works on birds/nature in Old English place-names. Michael is also co-series editor of the peer-reviewed journal Medieval Ecocriticisms, for which he produced the first issue. Michael’s nature writing has appeared in EarthLines and The Curlew. He is currently writing a book on birds in our sense of place.