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.
Forrest Gander, Layli Long Soldier, Evie Shockley, Meghan O’Rourke, and a Poetry Panel
Fall 2020 Visiting Poet: Lisa Russ Spaar
Details about specific events during November 2020 and March 2021 are being finalized.
Baylor University's 27th 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