Mark Blaeuer lives a few miles southwest of Hot Springs, Arkansas. With an MA in anthropology, he worked in the field of archeology, then spent twenty years as an interpretive ranger in the National Park Service. His poems and occasional translations (from Spanish) have appeared in dozens of journals, since the 1970s. Kelsay Books published his collection, Fragments of a Nocturne, in 2014. He is also a baseball historian.