2017 PALM BEACH POETRY FESTIVAL
Workshop Faculty includes: David Baker, Tina Chang, Lynn Emanuel, Daisy Fried, Terrance Hayes, Dorianne Laux, Thomas Lux, Carl Phillips, Martha Rhodes.   Our Special Guest is Charles Simic, past U.S. Poet Laureate, winner of the ... Read more >
Focus on your poems in a workshop with one of America’s most celebrated poets. Apply today! This year’s workshop faculty includes: David Baker, Tina Chang, Lynn Emanuel, Daisy Fried, Terrance Hayes, Dorianne Laux, Thomas Lux, ... Read more >
      Thank you to National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu, who approved an Art Works award of $10,000 to the Palm Beach Poetry Festival (PBPF) to support the nonprofit organization’s 13th ... Read more >
For those coming in from out of town, please note that January is the height of the vacation season in Delray Beach. We suggest you reserve a hotel room and car as soon as possible. ... Read more >
Pulitzer Prize winner and former United States Poet Laureate Charles Simic is announced as Palm Beach Poetry Festival’s Special Guest Poet in 2017. Charles Simic will be interviewed by fellow poet and Festival Faculty David ... Read more >
Additional focus on your work is available in individual one-hour conferences on up to 10 pages of poetry. Conference Faculty: Sally Bliumis-Dunn, Nickole Brown, and Ginger Murchison. Applicants may request a conference with their application. ... Read more >
  The 12th Annual Palm Beach Poetry Festival welcomed participants, auditors, local audiences and faculty from over 22 states in the U.S., and three foreign countries. Poets travelled from as far away as North Dakota ... Read more >
“It is with greatest pleasure that we announce the winning poems for the WILD Ekphrastic Poetry Contest. Announcing and presenting the accomplishments of the poets, in collaboration with the wonderful Plein Air Palm Beach artists ... Read more >