Eric Baus is a graduate of the MFA program for poets and writers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and the PhD program in literature and creative writing at the University of Denver.
Baus is the author of five books of poetry: How I Became a Hum (Octopus Books, 2020); The Tranquilized Tongue (City Lights 2014); Scared Text (Center for Literary Publishing, 2011), winner of the Colorado Prize for Poetry; Tuned Droves (Octopus Books, 2009); and The To Sound (Wave Books, 2004), winner of the Verse Prize. He is also the author of several chapbooks. His poetry has been translated into Finnish, French, Italian, and Spanish.
Baus teaches literature and creative writing at Regis University, where he codirects the Mile High MFA program with fellow poet Andrea Rexilius. Baus lives in Denver.