Michael Waters, GPC 2008-2009
Michael Waters’ several books of poetry include Gospel
Night (2011); Darling Vulgarity (2006—finalist
for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize); Parthenopi: New and Selected Poems (2001); Green
Ash, Red Maple, Black Gum (1997) from BOA Editions; Bountiful (1992); The
Burden Lifters (1989); and Anniversary
of the Air (1985) from Carnegie Mellon UP. His several edited volumes include Contemporary
American Poetry (Houghton Mifflin, 2006) and Perfect
in Their Art: Poems on Boxing from Homer to Ali (Southern
Illinois UP, 2003). In 2004 he chaired the poetry panel
for the National Book Award. The recipient of fellowships from the
National Endowment for the Arts and the Fulbright Foundation, Individual
Artist Awards from the Maryland State Arts Council, and four Pushcart
Prizes, he teaches at Monmouth University in New
Jersey and in the Drew University MFA Program.
of St. Paul.” (Audio). The
Georgia Review Blog.
“Wedding Dress.” Poets.org.