Publications and Awards - Angela Ball

BOOKS

  • In Progress: "Thousands of Everything."
  • In Progress: “Amazonia”: a book-length ms. of poems by Juan Carlos Galeano, trans. Angela Ball and Delia Pooey, being submitted for publication by Juan Carlos Galeano.
  • Night Clerk at the Hotel of Both Worlds. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2007. Winner of the 2006 Donald Hall Prize in Poetry, awarded by the Association of Writers and Writing Programs.

POEMS

  • “Big Fake Buttons,” The New Laurel Review, forthcoming.
  • “Two Poets, One Middle Name,” Barrow Street, forthcoming.
  • “What to Wear for Divorce,” “Our Tigers,” Poezibao, Paris, trans. by Jean-Pierre Vallotton
  • "That Was Me," "Fence," "Jazz," "Big Colt," and "What to Wear for Divorce,” The Southern Poetry Anthology, Volume II: Mississippi, forthcoming.
  • “Annulment,” “What to Wear for Divorce," in It’s Not You, It’s Me, The Overlook Press, forthcoming, 2009.
  • “Prostitute,” in Words, Molly McQuade, Editor, Sarabande Books forthcoming, 2009.
  • “Portrait Sketch.” Living in Storms: Contemporary Poetry and the Moods of Manic Depression. (Seattle: Eastern Washington Press, 2008).
  • “Cloak of Invisibility,” Pool, Fall, 2008.
  • “My Three Sons,” Field, Fall, 2008.
  • “Someday I’ll Take Again My Lightning Drive Through Love,” “Color Film,” The Southampton Review, Summer, 2008.
  • “Spring,” “Annulment, Poetry Daily (www.poems.com), July, 2008.
  • “Self-Portrait (Blue),” “Reclining Mother and Child,” “Self-Portrait Half-Naked with Amber Necklace,” Southern Quarterly, Fall, 2007.
  • “Nude Woman in the Movement of her Veils,” Gulf Coast, Summer/Fall 2007.
  • “Temp,” “Planet of Distraction,” Eclipse, volume eighteen, Fall 2007.
  • “Big Colt,” Jubilat fourteen, Fall, 2007.
  • “Goodnight, Mr. Know-it-All,” Hollins Critic, June, 2007.
  • “Jazz.” Jazz Poems. New York: Knopf, 2006, Kevin Young, Ed.
  • “The Woman on Mexico Street.” Hurricane Blues: How Katrina and Rita Ravaged a Nation. Philip Kolin and Susan Swartwout, Eds. (Cape Girardeau: Southeast Missouri State University Press, 2006.)
  • “City of Identical Desserts,” “Disabled Power Steering,” “Our Inadequacy,” “My Substitutions.” Shade, 2006.
  • “The Bath,” Ekphrasis, Fall, 2006.
  • “My Audition,” “Nurse Kiki on WCW." 5 AM, Fall, 2006.
  • “Society for the Dissolution of Learning.” Laurel Review, Fall, 2006.
  • “The Bath.” Ekphasis, A Poetry Journal, Fall/Winter, 2006.
  • “New Country,” “My Mettle.” Cincinnati Review, Summer, 2006.
  • “Confession,” “Phoning Frank O’Hara.” ABZ, inaugural issue, 2006.
  • “Singles,” “Boathouse.” Field, Spring, 2006.
  • “Kudzu House,” “Love Seat,” “Road Closed.” Arkansas Review (with Jianqing Zheng), Volume 37, Number 1, 2006.
  • “Less-Than-Stylish Ennui.” Lasting: Poems on Aging. (Tucson: Pima Press, 2005)
  • “Provisions,” “For Larry Rivers,” “The Band.” DMQ Review, Fall, 2005.
  • “Detour.” Swink, Spring, 2005.
  • “La nina de fresas perdidas,” “Mi vision del mundo.” Trans. Juan Carlos Galeano, Revista de Poesia, Numero CLXXXIX, Volumen XXXII, Golpe de Dados: Poetas Norteamericanos Contemporaneos, Bogata, Colombia.
  • “I Lose Myself.” Great River Review, Spring/Summer 2004.
  • “Poem.” Mischief, Caprice, and Other Poetic Strategies, Terry Wolverton, Ed., Red Hen Press, 2004.
  • “Premature Burial Gazette.” Red, White, and Blues, Poets on the Promise of America, Virgil Suarez and Ryan Van Cleave, Eds., University of Iowa Press, 2004.
  • “Dans Moyen L’Age,” “My Bulletin to Percy Byssche Shelley,” “Our Lodger,” “How Big Are Ballerinas.” The Southeast Review, Volume 23.1, Winter 2004.
  • “Someone’s Messing Up the Roses,” “Bone.” Field, Number 71, Fall, 2004.
  • “ My Difficult Daughters.” Writing Poems, 7th Edition, Michelle Boisseau, Editor, 2003.
  • “The Universe is a Pale Turquoise with Extra Degrees of Green.” Indiana Review, 2003.
  • “Ears,” Field, Spring, 2003.
  • “Balm,” “Not Quite Love,” Pool, 2003.
  • “The Dress With Books On It Is Too Small.” Antioch Review, 2003.
  • “Premature Burial Gazette.” Volt, 2003.
  • “Fragmentary Manifesto,” “My Tendencies.” Quarter After Eight, 2003.
  • “My Slow Drive to Bogalusa,” “Dans Moyen L’Age,” “How Big Are Ballerinas,” “Our Day of Reversals,” “Our Lodger,” “Our High-Rise Asylum,” “My Bulletin to Percy Bysshe Shelley.” Southeast Review, 2003.
  • “Our Pup,” “Our Animals,” “What to Do Next,” “Bogata Declares Car-Free Day, Though Weather Uncooperative,” “Underneath, We’re All Just Underneath,” “Our Placement Efforts.” Connecticut Review, fall 2002.
  • “My Conference with Guillaume Apollinaire,” “My Intimate Journals.” Colorado Review, Vol. XXIX, No. 3, 2002.
  • “Problems With Perception,” “My Feelings.” New American Writing, 20, 2002.
  • “How to Behave,” “Sooey,” “Answers.” Prairie Schooner, Summer, 2002.
  • “The Pleasures of Postmodernism.” Antioch Review, Fall 2001.
  • “My Difficult Daughters,” “Why I Should be a Concierge.” Denver Quarterly, Spring/Summer, 2001.
  • “Piece Work.” The New Republic, October 1, 2001.
  • “Jazz.” Best American Poetry 2001, former poet laureate Robert Hass, editior; David Lehman, Series Editor.
  • "Question," "Travel," "Amadeo Modigliani:Anna," "Anna and Osip." The Twenty Fifth Anniversary Anthology, The Ohio Review, 2000.
  • "Towns." American Diaspora: Poetry of Exile, Ryan G. Van Cleave and Virgil Suarez, Eds., University of Iowa Press, 2000.
  • "The Kiss," "The Man in the Shell," "The Dance Pianist." The Amazing Tide: The Columbia Anthology of Contemporary Poetry by American Women. Erin Belieu and Susan Aizenberg, eds. New York: Columbia University Press, 2000.
  • "Our Tigers." Antioch Review, fall, 2000.
  • "Our Big River,” "Our Institute of the Superficial." Field, fall, 2000.
  • "Taking Things Into My Head," "Jazz." Nebraska Review, summer, 2000.
  • "My Habits, " "Bob's Our Uncle." Chelsea, 70/71, 2001.
  • "My Search for Cohorts," "A Less-Than-Stylish Ennui." Eclipse, fall, 2000.
  • "Instructions." Apalachee Review, fall, 2000.
  • "Notes Thrown Onto the Tracks," "Public Appearances." Denver Quarterly, fall, 2000.
  • "Lunch Women. " Controlled Burn, Spring, 2000.
  • "A Request, Instead of Roses." Colorado Review, Spring, 2000.
  • “What to Wear.” Sun Dog, fall 2000.

SHORT FICTION

  • “Luck.” Noon, 2006.

ARTICLES

  • Review: “Bright Obscurity”: A Review of Dark Horses: Poets on Overlooked Poems. American Book Review, July/August, 2008.
  • Review: “Smash Palace”: A Review of “The Glass Age,” by Cole Swenson. American Book Review, May/June, 2008.
  • “Essential Titles: Angela Ball.” Chapter in Poet’s Bookshelf: Contemporary Poets On Books that Shaped Their Art, Peter Davis, Ed. Selma, Indiana: Barnwood Press, 2005, pp. 22-25.
  • “Essential Titles: Angela Ball.” Part of web feature on Poet’s Bookshelf, Disquieting Muses Quarterly, 2005.

TRANSLATIONS

  • "Four Classical Chinese Poems," co-translated with Jianqing Zheng: Renditions, Number 66, 2006-7.
  • "Contemporary Chinese Poems," co-translated with Jianqing Zheng: New World Poetry 54, 2000.

Awards

  • Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters Award for Poetry, 2008
  • Residency, Chateau Lavigny Writer’s Retreat, 2008
  • Manuscript, “Night Clerk at the Hotel of Both Worlds,” finalist in Tupelo Press competition, 2006
  • Poem, “The Bath,” winner of the 2006 Ekphasis Prize for a poem written on art
  • Poems, “Two Poets, One Middle Name,” and “Louise’s Shield,” runners-up for Best American Poetry Prizes 1 and 2
  • Manuscript, “Night Clerk at the Hotel of Both Worlds,” chosen as winner of the 2006 Donald Hall Prize, awarded by the Associated Writing Programs of America. The award includes an honorarium of $4,000, publication by the University of Pittsburgh Press, and an invitation to read at the 2008 Associated Writing Programs Convention in New York City
  • Night Clerk at the Hotel of Both Worlds nominated for the Lenore Marshall Prize by the University of Pittsburgh Press and the Poet’s Prize by poet B.H. Fairchild
  • Poem, “Provisions,” nominated for Pushcart Prize, 2006
  • Arthur J. Sciable Award for the Humanities, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, 2005
  • 2 poems in Poets of the New York School issue of Mississippi Review chosen for inclusion in Best American Poetry
  • Manuscript, “Sleepy Girl,” finalist in Four Way Books competition, 2004
  • Chosen as one of four poets to read poetry at the inaugural celebration for Governor Ronnie Musgrove, 2000
  • Chosen as U.S. Representative, Brazil International Poetry Festival, Manaus, October, 2000