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Miller Williams

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Catalog Number: 19860822, 19850503

Miller Williams, the winner of the 1990 Poets' Prize, is a noted poet, editor, and translator. He published his first collection, Et Cetera, while getting his bachelor's degree in biology from Arkansas State University. He went on to obtain a masters in zoology and has taught at various universities both as a professor of biology and later English literature. He often draws from his varied background to inspire his many works. In this live reading recorded at Rockhurst University as part of the Midwest Poets Series, he reads 10 of his poems, including works from his 1983 book, The Boys on Their Bony Mules.

| Interview Year: 1985 | Genre: Poetry | Awards: Poets' Prize, National Book Award for Translation |

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