winnipeg poets


Negotiating Postmodern Nightmares: Jonathan Ball on Writing


Jonathan Ball is a poet, professor, and film director based in Winnipeg, Manitoba. He was shortlisted for the John Hirsch Most Promising Writer Award at the 2012 Manitoba Book Awards. His column, Haiku Horoscopes, runs quarterly in Grain.  W: Could you tell us about your earliest writing?  B: My earliest works were poems that resulted from failed transcriptions of song lyrics. I used to write out...