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Michael Waters

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Catalog Number: 20061201

In this public reading at the Writers Place in Kansas City, Michael Waters shares work from his recently released book of poetry, Darling Vulgarity, a book that challenges readers to embrace humanity's imperfections while pushing towards spiritual growth. Waters is the author of eight collections of poetry, and teaches creative writing at Salisbury University in Maryland. 

| Subject Matter: Human Imperfection, Spiritual Growth | Interview Year: 2006 | Genre: Poetry |

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