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Walter Jr Wangerin

Walter Wangerin, Jr. has won the National Book Award, the New York Times Best Children's Book of the Year Award, and several Gold Medallion Awards, including two best-fiction awards. The author of more than forty books, including poetry collections The Absolute, Relatively Inaccessible (Cascade, 2017) and On an Age-Old Anvil (Cascade, 2018). Wangerin lives in Valparaiso, Indiana, where he is Senior Research Professor at Valparaiso University.