About Ed

Ed Krizek was born in New York City and now lives in Ambler, PA, a suburb of Philadelphia. He holds a BA and MS from University of Pennsylvania, and an MBA and MPH from Columbia University. He is active in the Unitarian Universalist Church of Delaware County and has published numerous articles, poems and short stories.

Ed's desire to write has been lifelong. He has been writing seriously for the past twenty years and concentrating on poetry for the past ten. Ed’s poems have received national recognition by The Mad Poets Society, Emotions Magazine, and The Pennsylvania Poetry Society, as well as other publications. Ed believes that writing poetry allows him to express the myriad aspects of life while connecting to his spirituality.

For over twenty years Ed has been studying and writing poetry. Ed enjoys writing that comes from the heart and particularly likes the work of Billy Collins, Ted Kooser, Czeslaw Milosz, Adam Zagajewski. Li-Young Lee, Sharon Olds, and Marie Howe. Ed writes for the reader who is not necessarily an initiate into an exclusive poetry community. He likes to connect with his readers on a personal level.