Raised in St. Louis, Missouri, and San Bernardino, California, Chaun Ballard is a graduate of the MFA Program at the University of Alaska, Anchorage. For eight years now, he and his wife have been teaching in the Middle East and West Africa.

Chaun Ballard‘s poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review, Chiron Review, Columbia Poetry Review, Frontier Poetry, International Poetry Review, Pittsburgh Poetry Review, Rattle, and other literary magazines. His photos can be seen in issues of Gravel, HEArt Online, Off the Coast, and The Silk Road Review.

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