Current Events
Thursday, June 1st, 2017 10:30am - 11:30am

Save the Date to join us in spreading the love of poetry in summertime, and the living is easy reading at Sunrise Assisted Living Facility. Our poetry troupe will take to the mic to read poems of summer and, if the mood strikes, sing happy songs of yesteryear. Please bring 5 (one-page) poems, your own or your favorites. Feel free to sing some golden oldie songs as this group responds to the lyrics and poetry of music! Sunrise always has a large audience to welcome us, so join us for this rewarding experience. This event will be held in the furthest building to the right of the … Read more >

Saturday, June 3rd, 2017 12:30pm - 2:30pm

You are crafting a perfect poem. You have designed it to your exacting specifications. It does precisely what you wanted it to do. And it couldn’t be more predictable. More than once during the 2017 PBPF workshop Carl Phillips asked, “What is at stake in this poem?” We will ask that question and look for the missed opportunities that the poem presents. Bring works in progress or write from examples and prompts. Michael Mackin O’Mara has lived and worked in West Palm Beach, Florida since the 1980s. Before that he studied under Hans and Ilse Juergensen at the University of South Florida. He is the managing … Read more >

Wednesday, June 7th, 2017 12:30pm - 2:30pm

We hope you will join us for our eleventh year of this much loved and well-attended quarterly event at Green Cay Wetlands. We will spend a lovely afternoon reading poetry round-robin style in the Green Cay Club House Community Room. Please bring up to four poems (favorites, or your own) to share with the group. Please be prompt as we will start to read at 12:30. Feel free to invite guests, we love an audience! The room can be very cool, please bring a wrap, sweater or jacket for your comfort. Read more >

Saturday, January 20th, 2018 4:30pm - 6:00pm

The 2018 Palm Beach Poetry Festival will be presented in loving memory of Thomas Lux. A Tribute to Thomas Lux will address our memories and the essential role Tom played in founding the festival and making it an ongoing vibrant literary event. Read more >