Andrew Schelling lives in the Southern Rocky Mountain bioregion. He has worked on land use in the American West, ecology, conservation of wildlife, and wolf reintroduction. His twenty books include poetry, essays, anthologies, and translations. For thirty years he has studied Sanskrit and Indian raga, publishing seven collections of translation from India’s early poets. In recent years he has delved into Native American languages, and investigates animal tracks and the “grammar” of the ecological world. Recent books include From the Arapaho Songbook (poetry), The Oxford Anthology of Bhakti Literature, and A Possible Bag (poetry). He teaches at Naropa University in Colorado, and at Deer Park Institute in India’s architecturally rich and bird-thronged Himalayan foothills.