Jeanine Kasnik was the winner of a Beats-inspired road trip goody basket, which included a copy of Jack Kerouac's On the Road, espresso and a travel coffee mug, trail mix, US map, and a Charlie Parker CD. Kasnik won the package at a tourism event that the Harry Ransom Center hosted on April 8, 2008.
Sandra Seekamp is winner of six books recommended by Ransom Center Director Thomas F. Staley. Seekamp won the package for taking a feedback survey about the Ransom Center's new website.
-Revolutionary Road by Richard Yates
-Fathers and Sons by Ivan Turgenev
-The Power and the Glory by Graham Greene
-The Good Soldier by Ford Maddox Ford
-Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce
-The Death of the Heart by Elizabeth Bowen
Christopher Hynes was the winner of an individual membership to the Harry Ransom Center, a copy of Ann Charter's Portable Beat Reader, and a copy of From Gutenberg to Gone with the Wind: Treasures from the Ransom Center. Hynes won the package at the "Beat Love Poems" event that was held at the Scoot Inn on February 15, 2008.
Audrea Buckley is winner of four tickets to see David Mamet, a signed copy of Mamet's book American Buffalo, and a dual membership to the Ransom Center. Buckley won the package for taking a feedback survey about the Ransom Center's new website.