Mark Eisner has spent most of the past two decades working on projects related to Pablo Neruda. His Neruda: The Biography of a Poet was published in 2018. He also conceived, edited, and was one of the principal translators for The Essential Neruda: Selected Poems (2004). He also wrote the introduction to the English translation of Neruda’s venture of the infinite man. He was also involved in the early stages of the Red Poppy Art House in San Francisco, and continues to lead Red Poppy, a literary non-proﬁt focused on Latin American poetry.