2014 Beall Poetry Festival

Student Literary Contest of the Beall Poetry Festival
See who won the BEALL POETRY FESTIVAL Student Literary Contest prizes for 2014 and read their prize-winning works.

Previous prize winners and their works.

Call for Submissions flier.

********Click the **link at the bottom of the call-out box to to access the BEALL POETRY FESTIVAL 2013 Student Literary Contest

The Beall Poetry Festival

A three-day celebration of some of the finest contemporary poets, with readings, a panel discussion, and the Virginia Beall Ball Lecture on Contemporary Poetry.

The 20th Annual
Beall Poetry Festival
March 26-28, 2014

Andrew Hudgins, Valzhyna Mort, Christian Wiman, Ronald Schuchard


Wednesday, March 26

    3:30 p.m., Carroll Science, Room 101
    Student Literary Awards

    6:30 p.m., Bennett Auditorium
    Virginia Beall Ball Lecture in Contemporary Poetry: "‘In the heartland of the ordinary': Seamus Heaney, Thomas Hardy, and the Divided Traditions of Modern and Contemporary Poetry," Ronald Schuchard

Thursday, March 27

    3:30 p.m., Bennett Auditorium
    Poetry Reading by Valzhyna Mort

    6:30 p.m., Bennett Auditorium
    Poetry Reading by Christian Wiman

Friday, March 28

    3:30 p.m., Carroll Science, Room 101
    Panel discussion with participants

    6:30 p.m., Bennett Auditorium

    Poetry Reading by Andrew Hudgins

All events are free and open to the public. For more information, call (254) 710-1768



Baylor University's 20th annual Beall Poetry Festival is supported by the John A. and DeLouise McClelland Beall Endowed Fund, established in 1994 by Mrs. Virginia B. Ball of Muncie, Ind., to honor her parents and to encourage the writing and appreciation of poetry. For more information, write to the Baylor University Department of English at One Bear Place #97404, Waco, TX 76798-7404 or call (254) 710-1768.