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.
Kwame Dawes, Dana Gioia, Mark Jarman, Lisa Russ Spaar,
and a Poetry Panel
Baylor University's 24th 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.
Baylor University Department of English
One Bear Place #97404
Waco, TX 76798-7404
See who won the Beall Poetry Festival Student Literary Contest prizes for 2017 and read their prize-winning works.