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"Waters excels at stark-eyed, honest elegies - for an influential teacher who killed himself; for Johnny Cash; and for the poet's own father - rendered in the strong free verse that is Water's signature." — Publishers Weekly

“Re-reading Gospel Night, the latest collection by poet Michael Waters, is to take a poetic journey in both time and space…‘All objects have their place in the world,’ Waters reminds us in ‘Dog Space,’ might be the clearest aesthetic statement of this book…Michael Waters gives us the momentary glimpses of heaven we need in a profane world.”—Gently Read Literature

"In Gospel Night… Waters continues to push his work forward, enlarging our sense of what is possible each time ... Few poets pack a line like Waters.”—Poetry International

About the Author

Michael Waters: Michael Waters teaches at Monmouth University and in the Drew University MFA Program in Poetry and Poetry in Translation. He is Professor Emeritus at Salisbury University in Maryland. His eight books of poems include Darling Vulgarity (2006—finalist for The Los Angeles Times Book Prize), Parthenopi: New and Selected Poems (2001—finalist for the Paterson Poetry Prize), Green Ash, Red Maple, Black Gum (1997)—these titles from BOA Editions—Bountiful (1992), The Burden Lifters (1989), and Anniversary of the Air (1985)—these titles from Carnegie Mellon UP. He has also edited and co-edited several volumes, including Contemporary American Poetry (Houghton Mifflin, 2006) and Perfect in the Their Art: Poems on Boxing from Homer to Ali (Southern Illinois UP, 2003). The recipient of a fellowship in creative writing from the National Endowment for the Arts, Individual Artist Awards from the Maryland State Arts Council, and four Pushcart Prizes, he has been Visiting Professor of American Literature at the University of Athens, Greece, Banister Writer-in-Residence at Sweet Briar College, Stadler Poet-in-Residence at Bucknell University, Distinguished Poet-in-Residence at Wichita State University, Core Faculty member in the New England College MFA Program, and Fulbright Scholar in American Studies at Al. I Cuza University in Iasi, Romania. He lives in Ocean, New Jersey with his wife, Mihaela Moscaliuc, and their son, Fabian.


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