Among Blackberries

Michael Waters’ books include Celestial Joyride (2016), Gospel Night (2011), Darling Vulgarity (2006) and Parthenopi: New and Selected Poems (2001), all from BOA Editions. He is the co-editor of Contemporary American Poetry (2006) and Perfect in Their Art: Poems on Boxing from Homer to Ali (2003). Recipient of five Pushcart Prizes and fellowships from the NEA, the Fulbright Foundation, and New Jersey State Council on the Arts, Waters teaches at Monmouth University and in the Drew University MFA Program in Poetry and Poetry in Translation.