​Read "Find Me," an ekphrastic poem, in the Toledo Museum of Art's 2020 anthology.

Download Maura Yzmore's free eBook of Quarantine Quanta contest winners. Amy's flash story "A Backward Tragedy" is on page 6.

Read Amy's literary horror story "The Bleak Wood" in Barely South Review here.

Shhhh. . .Murder!

Amy's short story "Bookish Dreams" can be found in a new anthology from Darkhouse Books. Order the library-themed cozy/noir collection Shhhh… Murder! now.

"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

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Treetop, photography by Amy Ballard

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

Amy Ballard

Writer  Teacher  Speaker Photographer

Amy grew up in Maine, but now lives in southern Idaho with her car-seller husband and their three children. Her poetry has appeared in the online GNU Journal, and her fiction was most recently published in Penultimate Peanut. 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 in addition to freelance writing. Her mother, who homeschooled Amy and her siblings, is novelist Susan Page Davis.

Landlocked: Poems

by Amy Ballard