2019 PALM BEACH POETRY FESTIVAL
Workshop Faculty will include: Ellen Bass, Laure-Anne Bosselaar, Stuart Dischell, Aracelis Girmay, Campbell McGrath, Gregory Pardlo, Matthew Olzmann, Chase Twichell, Eleanor Wilner. Six days and evenings of workshops, readings, craft talks, panel discussion, social events, ... 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 of presenting these extraordinary poets, an archive of amazing events and featured poets has been built. No matter what is happening in the world, as ... Read more >
The Palm Beach Poetry Festival has awarded three 2019 Fellowships, the Langston Hughes Fellowship, the Kundiman Fellowship, and the CantoMundo Fellowship for the 15th Annual Festival workshops. “The fellowships cover full workshop tuition and lodging ... Read more >
The Palm Beach Poetry Festival invites you to submit an original poem inspired by the TECH EFFECT Exhibition at Old School Square’s Cornell Art Museum! Five cash prizes and five honorable mentions will be selected ... Read more >
Tickets to public events during our 15th Annual Festival, January 21-26, 2019–all craft talks, poetry readings, Special Guest Poet interview, and Beloved Poems panel discussion are on sale now. Visit our 2019 schedule and click ... 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 >
The Palm Beach Poetry Festival invites all Palm Beach County High School Students to send in one original poem. The winner will receive $200 and a pair of tickets to the Friday night Reading Event ... Read more >
In this workshop, participants will learn about haiku building and the Japanese literary form of zuihitsu. Often translated as “miscellaneous essay,” zuihitsu often consists of loosely connected pieces of prose and fragmented ideas of varied lengths that typically respond ... Read more >