LORNA KNOWLES BLAKE was born in Havana, Cuba and spent her childhood in Argentina, Uruguay, Venezuela and Puerto Rico before coming to the United States. Her collection of poems, Permanent Address, won the Richard Snyder Memorial Award from Ashland University Press. Work from a new collection has appeared or is forthcoming in The Cortland Review, Literary Imagination, Tampa Review and the Hudson Review. She has received the Able Muse Award for her most recent collection, Green Hill, to be published in 2018. She serves on the editorial board at the journal Barrow Street and on the advisory committee for WCAI’s Poetry Sundays radio program. She teaches creative writing in Brewster, on Cape Cod and in New Orleans.
Lorna Knowles Blake
This Year's Festival Lineup includes:
Save the dates! January 20-25, 2020 in Delray Beach. Complete details coming soon Read more >
The festival welcomes Joy Harjo to the festival as our Special Guest. She will be interviewed with Laure-Anne Bosselaar and will deliver the annual Thomas Lux Memorial Reading following the festival gala. Read more >
The festival Poet At Large will appear for a special evening reading on Friday, January 24th, and also present to high school students throughout Palm Beach County during festival week. This year’s Poet At Large ... Read more >