Mihajlo Pantić was born in 1957 in Belgrade. He studied at the Department of Philology of Belgrade University and is author, literature critic and editor of various literary magazines, as well as being Professor at the Department of Philology of Belgrade University and Vice President of the Serbian P.E.N. Centre.
Mihajlo Pantić has published many volumes of stories, and critical prose. His works have been awarded multiple prizes and translated into more than 20 languages, including French, English, Bulgarian, Slovakian, Macedonian, and Hungarian.