Ed Pavlić is the author of five books of poetry. He has been awarded the Honickman First Book Prize (judged by Adrienne Rich) and is a National Poetry Series award winner, in addition to receiving fellowships from the Vermont Studio Center, the MacDowell Colony, Bread Loaf, and the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute at Harvard College. Prominent in the field of African and African American research, Pavlić is also widely respected for his scholarly works. Pavlić teaches English at the University of Georgia and resides in Athens, Georgia with his family.