Justin Warner is a playwright, lyricist, librettist, and journalist. His plays have been produced throughout the US, UK, and Canada. He is a recent finalist for the Kleban Prize in Musical Theater, the Sundance Theater Lab, and the Jonathan Larson Grants, and is writing the libretto for a musical-theater adaptation of Andrew Solomon's Far From the Tree, currently in development. Previously, Justin was a longtime staff writer, editor, and audio producer for the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and won a Peabody Award for his work on a National Science Foundation-funded children's radio show. He has also written for New Scientist, Popular Science, American Theatre, and McSweeney’s, among other publications, and was a founding member of Washington Improv Theater. Justin has taught the CAS, Science, and Tisch versions of Writing The Essay, and will teach the first-year seminar "Neurostories" in Spring 2021.