Ivars Balkits


In the Headlands



Rude Chakras













Ivars Balkits has most recently published poetry and prose on the web sites for Plural Prose Journal, Uut Poetry, Helios MSS, Unbroken Journal, Otoliths, Thirteen Myna Birds, OccuPoetry, ditch, Silenced Press, Merge Poetry Journal, Counter Example Poetics, and in Ta Xronika, a bi-lingual newspaper distributed in the Hersonissos township of Iraklion prefecture, Crete, Greece. He was recipient of a 1999 Individual Artist Fellowship in poetry and a 2014 Individual Excellence Award in creative nonfiction, both from the Ohio Arts Council.