Events
Saturday, May 28th, 2016 - Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

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. See our Travel & Lodging page. Read more >

Monday, January 16th, 2017 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Monday, January 16th, 2017 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Monday, January 16th, 2017 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Tuesday, January 17th, 2017 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Each poet will give a 1/2 hour talk on an element of poetic craft. Readers of poetry will walk away with a greater appreciation of what goes into the making of a poem; writers will leave with tools to improve their craft. Event will take place in the Crest Theatre followed by a Q & A. Read more >

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017 4:00pm - 5:30pm

We are honored to have Charles Simic as our Special Guest for an Interview by David Baker, and his Gala Reading at the 13th Annual Palm Beach Poetry Festival. Read more >

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017 8:00pm - 9:30pm

Readings with Tina Chang, Terrance Hayes & Martha Rhodes, followed by book signing in the Festival Book Store, Ocean Breeze Room in the Crest Theatre Building.   Read more >

Wednesday, January 18th, 2017 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Each poet will give a 1/2 hour talk on an element of poetic craft. Readers of poetry will walk away with a greater appreciation of what goes into the making of a poem; writers will leave with tools to improve their craft. Event will take place in the Crest Theatre followed by a Q & A. Read more >

Wednesday, January 18th, 2017 5:00pm - 8:00pm

The Gala is a fundraiser and celebration of all the poets at the festival, participants and featured poets. Admission is by invitation.  Read more >

Wednesday, January 18th, 2017 8:00pm - 9:30pm

Evening reading with Special Guest Poet Charles Simic, followed by book signing in the Festival Book Store, Ocean Breeze Room in the Crest Theatre Building. Read more >