Micah  Ballard

Micah Ballard

Director of Administration


M.A./M.F.A. Poetics, New College of California.

Author of Negative Capability in the Verse of John Wieners (2001), Absinthian Journal (2002), Bettina Coffin (2003), Emblematic (2004), Evangeline Downs (2006), Darrell (2007), Parish Krewes (2009), Poems from the New Winter Palace (2010), and Waifs and Strays (2011), nominated for the California Book Award in poetry. Published in 6x6, Amerarcana, Big Bridge, Blue Book, Boog City, Drunken Boat, Le Palais de Nuit, LIT, Mirage #4 Period(ical), New York Nights, Pax Americana, Poetry Project Newsletter, Polis, The Recluse, Try! and Vanitas, and the anthologies Bay Poetics, Evidence of the Paranormal, and Viz. Inter-Arts.

Click here to listen to Micah Ballard read at City Lights Bookstore and here at SOMArts.

Click here to listen to Micah Ballard read from Waifs and Strays.

Click here to read an essay on Ballard's poetry.
Click here and here to read reviews of Evangeline Downs.
Click here, here, or here to read reviews of Parish Krewes.
Click here, here, here or here to read reviews of Waifs and Strays.