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Poetry Reading with Sally Ball and Stephen Motika
Nov 04 2013
IMU Faculty Club

Sally Ball is the author of Wreck Me and Annus Mirabilis. Her poems have appeared online at Narrative and Slate, in print in the American Poetry Review, Harvard Review, Ploughshares, Yale Review, and other magazines, as well as in The Best American Poetry anthology. An assistant professor of English at Arizona State University, Ball is also associate director of Four Way Books. She has received fellowships from the Arizona Commission on the Arts, the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, the James Merrill House, and the Ucross Foundation.

Stephen Motika's first book of poems, Western Practice was published in 2012. He is also the author of two chapbooks, Arrival and at Mono (2007) and In the Madrones (2011), and editor of Tiresias: The Collected Poems of Leland Hickman (2009). His articles and poems have appeared in Another Chicago Magazine, At Length, BOMB, The Brooklyn Review, Eleven Eleven, The Poetry Project Newsletter,, Vanitas, among other publications. His collaboration with artist Dianna Frid, “The Field,” was on view at Gallery 400 at the University of Illinois, Chicago, in 2003. A 2010-2011 Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Workspace Resident, he has taught at Naropa University and in the Stonecoast MFA Program at the University of Southern Maine. He is the program director at Poets House in New York City and the publisher of Nightboat Books.