Ed Krizek was born in New York City and lives in Swarthmore, 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 a member of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Delaware County, has published over seventy articles, poems and short stories in various publications, and won prizes in several poetry and short story competitions.  He is a board member of the Philadelphia Writers Conference, and also a board member of Mad Poets Society for many years and he handles MPS' email press announcements.   You can see more of his work at www.edkrizekwriting.com and follow his blog www.edkrizek.com.