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Magdalena Ball Magdalena Ball i(A65133 works by)
Also writes as: Maggie Ball
Gender: Female
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Born in New York City, Magdalena Ball obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature from City University of New York (CCNY), before moving to Oxford to study literature on a postgraduate level at Oxford University.

After briefly returning to the US, she migrated to Australia, where she still lives, and studied for an MBA from Charles Sturt University (Wagga, New South Wales)

Her short stories, reviews, articles and poetry have been published both in Australia and internationally. She has published three collections of poetry (Unmaking Atoms, Repulsion Thrust, and Quark Soup) and two novels (Sleep Before Evening and Black Cow). Ball runs the review website The Compulsive Reader.

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2019 finalist The Joanne Burns Award
2017 runner-up Queensland Poetry Festival Awards Philip Bacon Ekphrasis Poetry Award

for Agony in the Garden


for Agony in the Garden

Awards for Works

Cartouche i "it’s royal this gift, the heart of explosion in the middle of winter", 2018 single work poetry
— Appears in: Literary Nillumbik: Ekphrasis Anthology of Writing 2018 2018; (p. 32-33)
2018 highly commended Nillumbik Ekphrasis Poetry Award Open
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