Amy Ballard

Writer  Teacher  Speaker

Amy grew up in Maine, but now lives in southern Idaho with her bookseller and car seller husband and their three children. Her poetry has appeared in Open Spaces Quarterly and Words-Myth. In her magazine and news articles, she expresses her interest in Idaho people and their stories. When she’s not teaching high school English and Creative Writing, she enjoys sewing, quilting, reading, baking, and blogging. Her mother, who homeschooled Amy and her siblings, is novelist Susan Page Davis. Amy blogs at

Poetry collection chapbook of poems Landlocked by author poet Amy Ballard Maine Idaho place home

Read Amy's flash fiction story "The Ghosts of the Composers" on the Penultimate Peanut site here.

"Oh, the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable are His judgments and unfathomable His ways!" Romans 11:33

Landlocked: Poems

by Amy Ballard