2021 PALM BEACH POETRY FESTIVAL
The 17th Palm Beach Poetry Festival is scheduled for January 18-23, 2021 and will be held virtually. Workshop faculty poets include David Baker, Laure-Anne Bosselaar, Traci Brimhall, Eduardo C. Corral, ... Read more >
17th Annual Palm Beach Poetry Festival Virtual Workshop Applications are open now! Our line-up features Workshop Faculty Poets: David Baker, Laure-Anne Bosselaar, Traci Brimhall, Eduardo C. Corral, Vievee Francis, Kevin Prufer, Martha Rhodes, and Tim Seibles. Our Special Guest is Gregory Orr accompanied by The Parkington Sisters; Poet-at-Large Brian Turner; and Conference Faculty: Lorna Knowles Blake, Sally Bliumis-Dunn, Nickole Brown, ... Read more >
The 17th Annual Virtual 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 virtual ... Read more >
The Palm Beach Poetry Festival is pleased to announce it will offer three fellowships that provide full workshop tuition and admission to all festival events for the upcoming 17th Annual Virtual Palm Beach Poetry Festival, ... Read more >
This page contains Complete Guidelines & Policies for workshop applications. The deadline to apply is November 10, 2020. You may USE THIS LINK TO GO DIRECTLY TO THE APPLICATION on Submittable. TUITION: Participant Tuition is ... Read more >
Together we’ll work on your poems inside and out, in our hands-on line-by-line discussion of three poems by each participant. To shape our conversation and study, submit two one-page poems and be ready to write a ... Read more >
The focus of this workshop will be on revision: how can we acquire the tools we need to revise our poems on our own? Many aspiring and even experienced poets find it challenging to revise ... Read more >
Every writer has their strengths, but we often tend to over-rely on what we already know we do well. In this workshop, we will focus on how to create a balance of tension in poems. ... Read more >
This workshop will focus on the revision process. We’ll discuss various revision strategies that will help us tighten our poems, but also explore revision as a process that allows us to imagine other possibilities for ... Read more >
In this workshop we will explore how poems need not end with an ascendant or descendent gesture to be as haunting and powerful as a poem that affirms the human condition and assures us that ... Read more >
All poetry is conventional and all convention exists in public spaces and in history.  This workshop will take these truths to be fundamental to free verse poetry and, drawing from them, will examine the various ... Read more >
Participants will discuss how the poet is handling content – the decisions that have been made in terms of diction, form, pacing, syntax, etc. with a mind to coming up with useful ideas for revision. ... Read more >
In this generative workshop, we will be writing and revising poems of delight, celebration, and grief, paying special attention to tone of voice. Tone is often defined as an author’s attitude toward her subject, but ... Read more >
Additional focus on your work is available in individual one-hour conferences on up to 10 pages of poetry. Conference Faculty: Lorna Knowles Blake, Sally Bliumis-Dunn, Nickole Brown, Jessica Jacobs, and Angela Narciso Torres. Applicants may ... 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 16 years ... Read more >