Events
Wednesday, June 1st, 2016 10:30am - 12:30pm

Save the Date to join us in spreading the love of poetry at our annual summertime poetry reading at Sunrise Assisted Living Facility. Our poetry troupe will take to the mic to read poems of summer, heat, and blossoms. Our volunteers are also known to sing romantic songs of yesteryear. Please bring 5 (single page) poems, your own or your favorites. Feel free to sing some golden oldie love songs related to the theme of summer, as this group really responds to the lyrics and poetry of music! Sunrise always has a large audience to welcome us. I hope you will join us for this rewarding … Read more >

Wednesday, June 8th, 2016 12:30pm - 2:30pm

We invite you to join us for a round-robin poetry reading in the beautiful Green Cay Wetlands Nature Preserve. We will spend a lovely afternoon reading poetry informally around the circle in the Green Cay Club House Community Room. Please bring up to four poems (favorites, or your own) to share with the group. *Please bring a light wrap or jacket as the room may be cold. **Please be prompt as we will start to read at 12:30. 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 were 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 >