Festival Guestbook
We are pleased to announce that the festival has created a Guestbook! We invite all past participants, faculty, interns and friends of the festival to share memories of past ... Read more >
May 22, 2022 – Palm Beach — It is with deep sadness that we report that Festival Founder & President, Miles Coon, passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 21, 2022 in Palm Beach. He leaves behind his loving family, including his wife Mimi, son Matthew, daughter Jennifer, and grandson Elias. Miles was a brilliant student, lawyer, writer, and poet. His ... Read more >
  May 20, 2022 — The Festival Archive contains descriptions and images from past festivals has been updated in May 2022. The archive includes descriptions by year of each of the eighteen festivals that began ... Read more >
The Palm Beach Poetry Festival believes in nurturing the creativity of the community’s young writers. Listening to their voices could not come at a better time for all of us. We have published their winning ... Read more >
Every year we work to bring poetry, in its every aspect, to our audiences, and fill a whole week with poetry events that feature America’s most extraordinary poets–at the festival. As we celebrate 18 years ... Read more >