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Sally.Ball@asu.edu

Asst Professor
English
Faculty
Mail Code: 0302

LL 302C (Map)
(480)965-5829

Bio

Assistant Professor, Department of English, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Education

M.F.A., 1994, Warren Wilson College

B.A., 1990, Williams College

Bio

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 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, courses in modern and contemporary American poetry, and a literary publishing and editing class. She also offers internships with Four Way Books to students in the MFA Program for Creative Writing.

On the web: http://saralouiseball.com

Research Interests

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

Courses

Spring 2014

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
ENG 580 Practicum
ENG 584 Internship
ENG 598 Special Topics

Fall 2013

Courses Taught This Semester
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

Spring 2013

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
ENG 478 Studies in Modernism
ENG 580 Practicum
ENG 584 Internship
ENG 594 Conference and Workshop

Fall 2012

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
ENG 287 Beginning Workshop Poetry
ENG 498 Pro-Seminar
ENG 580 Practicum
ENG 584 Internship
ENG 593 Applied Project

Spring 2012

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
ENG 335 American Poetry
ENG 538 Studies Mod/Contemp Amer Lit
ENG 580 Practicum
ENG 584 Internship

Fall 2011

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
ENG 498 Pro-Seminar
ENG 539 Studies Mod/Postmod Lit/Theory
ENG 584 Internship

Spring 2011

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
ENG 287 Beginning Workshop Poetry
ENG 498 Pro-Seminar
ENG 580 Practicum
ENG 584 Internship

Fall 2010

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
ENG 584 Internship

Spring 2010

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
ENG 287 Beginning Workshop Poetry
ENG 498 Pro-Seminar
ENG 580 Practicum
ENG 584 Internship
ENG 593 Applied Project

Fall 2009

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
ENG 498 Pro-Seminar
ENG 584 Internship

Publications and Other Intellectual ContributionsGoogle Scholar

  1. Sally Ball. Wreck Me. Barrow Street (2013).

  2. Sally Ball. Annus Mirabilis. Barrow Street (2005).

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Service

  1. Four Way Books, Associate Director (2006 - present)

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