Monday, January 18th, 2016 - Sunday, April 17th, 2016

The festival invites you to visit the WILD Exhibit in the Old School Square’s Cornell Art Museum to be inspired to submit a poem to the WILD EKPHRASTIC POETRY CONTEST, January 18-April 17, 2016. Poets are invited to submit one poem maximum 30 lines, inspired by one of the selected works by Plein Air Palm Beach artists in the Exhibit. For Complete Guidelines, visit:   Read more >

Tuesday, February 16th, 2016 6:30pm - 8:30pm

The Palm Beach Poetry Festival, in collaboration with the Astronomical Society of the Palm Beaches would like to invite you to an over the moon poetry reading! While observing the moon and stars, we will be reading poetry round robin. You are invited to bring up to three single-page poems on the subject of the sky, solar system: planets, moon and stars. The poems can be your own work, or your favorites of others and relating to the night sky. While one poet is reading, other poets can view the night sky through the telescopes provided by the Astronomical Society in the … Read more >

Thursday, February 18th, 2016 12:30pm - 2:30pm

This year’s themes: Love Poetry, Erotic Poetry, and  Anti-Love Poetry. Or, you are welcome to bring a poem you wrote during a workshop at the Festival this year! Each participant is invited to bring enough copies of poems for everyone, (Yours or your favorite poets. One single poem per page, limit two poems) for everyone, pre-registration is necessary by midnight February 15th. Dr. Blaise Allen will contact everyone who RSVP’s with a final head count by noon Feb. 16th, so you participants will know how many copies of poems to bring. A long poem is possible, as long as it fits on one … Read more >