Eric Baus is the author of four books of poetry: Scared Text, winner of the Colorado Prize for Poetry (Colorado State University Press, 2011), Tuned Droves (Octopus Books, 2009), and The To Sound, winner of the Verse Prize (Wave Books, 2004). A new book, The Tranquilized Tongue, has just been published by City Lights as part of the Spotlight Series. He is also the author of several chapbooks. [See Publications page for more info.]

He is a graduate of the PhD program in Literature and Creative Writing at the University of Denver as well as the MFA program for poets and writers at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He has taught creative writing and literature courses at Naropa University, University of Denver, University of Hartford, Regis University, University of Massachusetts, and elsewhere.

He has recently written on poetry audio files in his Notes on PennSound commentary column in Jacket2. With Andrea Rexilius, he co-edits Marcel Press.