Looking forward to celebrating the 15th Annual Palm Beach Poetry Festival in Delray Beach, Florida, January 21-26, 2019! Workshop Faculty will include: Ellen Bass, Laure-Anne Bosselaar, Stuart Dischell, Aracelis Girmay, Campbell McGrath, Gregory Pardlo, Matthew ... 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 selected by our distinguished contest judge, poet, Stephen Gibson. First Place award is $100, and four awards for 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th place will ... 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 >
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 >