Ball Jonathan

Jonathan Ball is the author of Ex Machina (BookThug, 2009) and Clockfire (Coach House Books, 2010). His writing has appeared in Prairie Fire, Grain, The Capilano Review, The Believer, and Harper's . His short film Spoony B appeared on The Comedy Network. He is the former short films programmer for the Gimli Film Festival and the former editor of the literary journal Dandelion. The independent feature film Snake River is based on a screenplay he co-wrote.

2011 Finalist, Aqua Books Lansdowne Prize for Poetry, Manitoba Book Awards
2009 Finalist, Howard O'Hagan Award for Short Fiction, Alberta Literary Awards
2009 Honourable Mention, Alberta Screenwriters Initiative, Alberta Film Partners
2008 Winner, Pop Montreal and Matrix LitPop Award for Poetry
2008 Finalist, Snare Books Robert Kroetsch Award for Innovative Poetry
2006 Kathleen and Russell Lane Canadian Writing Scholarship, University of Calgary
2006 Winner, Cubicle Press Chapbook Contest
2006 Honourable Mention, Annual Poetry Contest, Winnipeg Writers' Collective
2004 Winner, Ray Burrell Award for Poetry, Ottawa Valley Writers' Guild
2003 Second Place, Cyberslam Poetry Contest, Contemporary Verse 2

Books in Print
Ex Machina (BookThug, 2009) Poetry. ISBN : 9781897388488. $18.00
Clockfire (Coach House Books, 2010) ISBN: 9781552452363, $16.95

Jonathan Ball