Parish Krewes, Micah Ballard

Parish Krewes

Micah Ballard

Publisher: Bootstrap Press
PubDate: 1/1/2009
ISBN: 9780982160015
Price: $12.00
Quantity Available: 32
Pages: 96

Poetry. In PARISH KREWES, Micah Ballard practices a forensics of writing which traces the communication between living and departed worlds. Conjuring the past while rebuilding the present, these poems seek to celebrate the heritage of New Orleans & explore the esoteric found in everyday ritual. Cover art by David Meltzer.


Born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Micah Ballard studied at New College of California, working with David Meltzer, Joanne Kyger, and Tom Clark. He is the author of WAIFS AND STRAYS (City Lights Publishers, 2011) and PARISH KREWES (Bootstrap Press, 2009). Ballard currently co-directs the MFA in writing program at University of San Francisco. He co-edits Auguste Press.

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