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The Pegasus

Pegasus 2016:
A Retrospective of the Forty-Three Year History
of ABAC’s Literary Magazine, Pegasus

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Click here to visit the official Pegasus website.

To see the official Pegasus Archive, a virtual storehouse of the magazine’s entire press run, click here.

Pegasus, Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College’s award-winning literary magazine, is now in its forty-third year of publication. It has placed twice in regional competition: at the Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow in Alabama (1977) and at the Savannah Regional Press Institute (1984). From 1988 to 1998 Pegasus won numerous American Scholastic Press Association awards, including first place and first place with special merit.

The magazine is published each spring and features stories, essays, poems, art, and photography from ABAC students, faculty, staff, and alumni, and undergraduates enrolled in Georgia colleges and universities, Georgia high school students. Starting in the spring of 2016, student writers in ABAC “Neighbor Waiver” states are now invited to submit:  Alabama, Florida, and South Carolina.

ABAC writing (prose and poetry) contributors are eligible for the Editor’s Choice Andrew Mckay Award. Named for a former staff member, the Andrew McKay Award represents the best of ABAC writing.

Past contributors to Pegasus include Janisse Ray, Joshua Lavender, Michael Garriga, Niles Reddick, Jeff Newberry, Sandra Giles, Chris Tusa, Tom Hunley, Jean Gay, and a host of other writers and artists. In addition, the magazine has published interviews with several writers, including C.D. Mitchell, Ira Sukrungruang, and Victor Gischler.

Pegasus is published each spring. The magazine is edited by ABAC students. Faculty advisors do not choose any work that appears in the magazine.

PURPOSE: To encourage young writers, artists, and photographers, and to provide the best of these a place to publish; also to encourage and nurture the artistic, literary, and cultural community of Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College and Tifton, Georgia.

To keep abreast of Pegasus happenings, be sure to visit the official ABAC Pegasus Facebook page and follow Pegasus on Twitter.

For more information please contact: Brandi Arrington at

Click the button below to submit to Pegasus: