2015 Festival

Student Literary Contest of the Beall Poetry Festival
See who won the BEALL POETRY FESTIVAL Student Literary Contest prizes for 2015 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 2st Annual Beall Poetry Festival
March 25-27, 2015
Susan Wheeler, Simon Armitage, Terrance Hayes, Neil Corcoran

Wednesday, March 25, 3:30 PM (Carroll Science 101): Student Literary Awards

Wednesday, March 25, 7:00 PM: Terrance Hayes Poetry Reading

Thursday, March 26, 3:30 PM: Neil Corcoran, "Robert Graves and Contemporary Poetry"

Thursday, March 26, 7:00 PM: Susan Wheeler Poetry Reading

Friday, March 27, 3:30 PM: Panel Discussion (Carroll Science 101)

Friday, March 27, 7:00 PM: Simon Armitage Poetry Reading

All events in Bennett Auditorium unless otherwise signified.

Baylor University's 21st 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.