Yaddyra Peralta is a poet who teaches writing and literature at Broward College and Miami Dade College. Her poems have been published in Eight Miami Poets (Jai Alai Books) and Ghazals for James Foley (Hinchas Press). Her poems have also appeared in Ploughshares, Jai Alai, Abe’s Penny, Tigertail, The New Poet, and Hinchas de Poesia. In 2013, she was a Visiting Writer at the Betsy Hotel’s Writer’s Room in South Miami Beach, Florida and one of six collaborative Helen M. Salzberg Artists-in-Residence at Florida Atlantic University’s Jaffe Center for the Book Arts where she contributed to the collaborative artists’ book Conversation, Too (Extra Virgin Press). Before becoming Assistant Director of the Palm Beach Poetry Festival, she attended workshops as a participant, an auditor, an intern, and, in 2013 to 2014, served as the festival’s Director of Social Media.
Happening Now at the Palm Beach Poetry Festival:
Laure-Anne Bosselaar, Gabrielle Calvocoressi, Chard deNiord, Beth Ann Fennelly, Ross Gay, Rodney Jones, Phillis Levin, Aimee Nezhukumatathil, Tim Seibles will lead workshops. Our Special Guest is Coleman Barks, and performance poets are Elizabeth Acevedo and ... Read more >
The Palm Beach Poetry Festival is pleased to announce three fellowships that provide full workshop tuition and lodging in Delray Beach for the upcoming 14th Annual Palm Beach Poetry Festival, January 15-20, 2018. The three fellowships ... Read more >
The Palm Beach Poetry Festival takes place during peak travel season to South Florida. Visit out Travel & Lodging page and begin making travel plans now! Read more >
The death of Thomas Lux on Sunday, February 5, 2017, has left all of us bereft. In addition to Tom’s biographical history, his 14 collections of poems, his well-earned prizes, awards and accolades, his teaching ... Read more >
The Palm Beach Poetry Festival is presented in partnership with Old School Square and is generously sponsored by Art Works of the National Endowment for the Arts, Morgan Stanley, The Windler-Keel Group of Atlanta, GA, the ... Read more >