Jonathan David Baird has worked professionally as an archaeologist since 1994. He has a masters degree in English literature from Fort Hays State University. His focus of study was the influence of Darwin’s theory on late 19th century Gothic horror literature. He also has a masters from Ft Hays in American history with a focus on the frontier and frontier mythology. Jonathan has an avid interest in medieval combat and fought at Battle of the Nations (the world championship of medieval combat) in 2017. Besides medieval combat his interests include traditional skills, primitive technology, and ethnobotany.
Jonathan is the editor and a major contributor to NukeMars.com (A Journal of Speculative Reality), he has written for and edited several anthology collections, and his work has appeared in numerous publications. He is currently working on an allegorical comic-book series called Dark Maiden.
In 2018 Jonathan completed the MFA program at Lindenwood University.