Mark Lee Gardner is a professional historian, author, musician and consultant.
Mark has worked with the National Park Service, PBS Television, National Geographic Magazine, the New Mexico Humanities Council, and numerous state and local historic sites and museums.
He writes for both popular and scholarly audiences, having published with several university presses and newspapers and periodicals such as the Los Angeles Times, Wild West, New Mexico Magazine, Journal of the West, and Living History Magazine.
He has written a number of popular interpretive guides for National Park Service sites, including Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, Bent’s Old Fort National Historic Site, and Santa Fe Trail National Historic Trail.
Mark’s most recent book is the critically acclaimed To Hell on a Fast Horse: Billy the Kid, Pat Garrett, and the Epic Chase to Justice in the Old West.