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2009 Student Poetry Award Winners

May 4, 2009

(From left) George Mitchell (fourth place winner), Tina Bausinger (first place winner), Budd Powell Mahan (keynote Texas poet for 2009), Jason Mars (second place winner); and Caleb Krause (third place winner).

University students receiving awards and cash prizes during the 2009 UT Tyler Student Poetry Awards were:

  • Fourth place $25 cash prize: George Mitchell for “Not easily broken, I stand.”
  • Third Place $50 cash prize: Caleb Krause for “Dada.”
  • Second Place $75 cash prize: Jason Mars for “My America.”
  • First Place $100 cash prize: Tina Bausinger for “A Concerned Friend.”

All winners also received a signed copy of the book, Falling to Earth, by Mahan.

For more information, contact Angel Rivera, reference/outreach librarian, 903.566.7165 or arivera@uttyler.edu.


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