2020 Palm Beach Poetry Festival
The 2020 Workshop Faculty includes: Laure-Anne Bosselaar, Nickole Brown / Jessica Jacobs, Reginald Gibbons, Major Jackson, Ilya Kaminsky, Dana Levin, Adrian Matejka, and Maggie Smith. Our Special Guest Poet will ... Read more >
Five cash prizes and five honorable mentions were selected by our contest judge, the distinguished poet, Stephen Gibson. The First Place Winner receives $100, and winners of Second, Third, Fourth, and Fifth Places each receive $25.00. The winners are: FIRST PLACE: “Yorick, circa 1980” by Sean Keck, Christiansburg, VA SECOND PLACE: “The Cornell Art Museum” by Liam Lawlor, Pembroke Pines, ... Read more >
The festival, through its program of Community Outreach, offers special events and 1-day workshops throughout the year. We welcome the community to join us for informal round-robin readings at Green Cay Nature Center; readings with the ... Read more >
Lake Worth, Florida—National Endowment for the Arts Acting Chairman Mary Anne Carter has approved more than $80 million in grants as part of the Arts Endowment’s second major funding announcement for fiscal year 2019.  Included ... 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 >
Join us for six days of workshops, readings, talks on the craft of writing poems, manuscript conferences, panel discussion, social events and so much more. Apply today! OUR POETRY WORKSHOPS Festival workshops offer participants the ... Read more >
Winners of the High School Poetry Contest were celebrated at the Annual Palm Beach County High School Poetry Contest Award Ceremony, in the Crest Theatre, at Old School Square in Delray Beach, January 20th. Open ... 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 15 years ... Read more >