2019 PALM BEACH POETRY FESTIVAL
Workshop Faculty will include: Ellen Bass, Laure-Anne Bosselaar, Stuart Dischell, Aracelis Girmay, Campbell McGrath, Gregory Pardlo, Matthew Olzmann, Eleanor Wilner. Six days and evenings of workshops, readings, craft talks, panel discussion, social events, and so ... Read more >
Ellen Bass, Laure-Anne Bosselaar, Stuart Dischell, Aracelis Girmay, Campbell McGrath, Matthew Olzmann, Gregory Pardlo, and Eleanor Wilner will lead workshops. Our Special Guest is Sharon Olds, and for the first time, we feature Poet At Large, Tyehimba Jess. Conference and additional faculty include Lorna Blake, Sally Bliumis-Dunn, Nickole Brown, and Stephen Gibson. Workshop admission is by application. To apply, visit ... Read more >
The Palm Beach Poetry Festival takes place during peak travel season to South Florida. Visit out Travel & Lodging page and begin making travel plans now! Read more >
Join us for six days of workshops, readings, talks on the craft of writing poems, manuscript conferences, panel discussion, social events and so much more. Apply today! OUR POETRY WORKSHOPS Festival workshops offer participants a ... Read more >
The festival, through its program of Community Outreach, offers special events and 1-day workshops throughout the year. We welcome the community to join us for informal round-robin readings at Green Cay Nature Center; readings with the ... Read more >
The Palm Beach Poetry Festival applauds the inners of the 2018 High School Poetry Contest! First Place goes to Sophia Upshaw, Junior at Wellington High School, for ‘Here Lies the Girl in the Wildflowers’ Four ... Read more >
We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 “Looking Glass Ekphrastic Poetry Contest,” held in partnership with the Cornell Art Museum at Old School Square. Five cash prizes and five honorable mentions were ... Read more >
Every year we work to bring poetry, in its every aspect, to our audiences, and fill a whole week with poetry events that feature America’s most extraordinary poets–at the festival, like in our short slide-movie,  ... Read more >