Sally Ball

Ross-Blakley Hall 355
PO Box 871401
TEMPE
Associate Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
1401

Biography

Sally Ball is the author of "Wreck Me" (NY: Barrow Street, 2013) and "Annus Mirabilis," which was selected by Ellen Bryant Voigt for the Barrow Street Press Poetry Prize (NY: Barrow Street, 2005). Her poems have appeared in The American Poetry Review, Boulevard, Ploughshares, Slate, Threepenny Review, Yale Review, and other journals, as well as in the Best American Poetry anthology. Ball is the associate director of Four Way Books, an independent press based in New York City. A recipient of fellowships from the Arizona Commission on the Arts, the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, the Camac Centre d'Art, the James Merrill House, and the Ucross Foundation, she has also taught at The Frost Place Festival and Conference on Poetry. At ASU, she teaches poetry workshops and courses in modern and contemporary American poetry. She also offers internships with Four Way Books to students in the MFA Program for Creative Writing.

Education

  • M.F.A. Poetry, Warren Wilson College 1994
  • B.A. Williams College 1990

Research Interests

writing poetry; American poetry in the 20th and 21st centuries

Publications

  • Sally Ball. Wreck Me. (2013).
  • Sally Ball. Annus Mirabilis. (2005).

Courses

Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
ENG 580 Practicum
ENG 584 Internship
ENG 594 Conference and Workshop
Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
ENG 287 Beginning Workshop Poetry
ENG 539 Studies Mod/Postmod Lit/Theory
ENG 580 Practicum
ENG 584 Internship
ENG 593 Applied Project
Spring 2017
Course Number Course Title
ENG 580 Practicum
ENG 584 Internship
Fall 2016
Course Number Course Title
ENG 287 Beginning Workshop Poetry
ENG 580 Practicum
ENG 584 Internship
ENG 593 Applied Project
ENG 665 Creative Methods
Spring 2016
Course Number Course Title
ENG 287 Beginning Workshop Poetry
ENG 539 Studies Mod/Postmod Lit/Theory
ENG 580 Practicum
ENG 584 Internship
ENG 593 Applied Project
Fall 2015
Course Number Course Title
ENG 580 Practicum
ENG 584 Internship
Spring 2015
Course Number Course Title
ENG 387 Intermediate Workshop Poetry
ENG 580 Practicum
ENG 584 Internship
ENG 665 Creative Methods
Fall 2014
Course Number Course Title
ENG 287 Beginning Workshop Poetry
ENG 539 Studies Mod/Postmod Lit/Theory
ENG 580 Practicum
ENG 584 Internship
ENG 593 Applied Project
Spring 2014
Course Number Course Title
ENG 580 Practicum
ENG 584 Internship
ENG 598 Special Topics
Fall 2013
Course Number Course Title
ENG 287 Beginning Workshop Poetry
ENG 457 Studies in American Poetry
ENG 580 Practicum
ENG 584 Internship
ENG 593 Applied Project

Editorships

Associate Director, Four Way Books

Service

Faculty Honors Advisor for Creative Writing, Barrett, the Honors College, ASU.