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Prize-winning Entries 2006:

"Stranded in a Snowdrift Near Big Timber, Montana" by Lindsay Petersen

"Antebellum Mansion" by Diana Seal

"Watermark" by Heather Hughes

"The Journal of Teramicam" by Michael Mahone

"Betcha Can't Eat Just One" by Derek Getschow


Congratulations to the winners, and thanks to all who submitted for sharing your talents and hard work. Keep writing, and please submit to next year's Beall Poetry Festival Literary Contest!


About this year's Student Literary Contest judge, Paul Muldoon.

2006 Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the Student Literary Contest of the Beall Poetry Festival 2006 who received award certificates and checks at a ceremony in the Foyer of Meditation of the Armstrong-Browning Library on the evening of April 6th.

Each received an invitation to a luncheon with the Festival writers, Heather McHugh, Elizabeth Spires, Bonnie Costello, and C.K. Williams.

2006 winners are:

LINDSAY PETERSEN for "Stranded in a Snow Drift Near Big Timber, Montana" won both The Academy of American Poets prize and the Virginia Beall Ball Poetry Prize.

DIANA SEAL for "Antebellum Mansion" is the winner of The Poetry In The Arts, Inc., Dr. Robert G. Collmer Award;

HEATHER HUGHES for "Watermark" is the winner of The Poetry in the Arts, Inc., Dr. James Barcus Award;

MICHAEL MAHONE for "The Journal of Teramicam" and DEREK GETSCHOW for "Betcha Can't Eat Just One" are the winners of the two Dorothy Scarborough Fiction Awards, given by the Baylor Alumni Association.