The 17th Palm Beach Poetry Festival is scheduled for January 18-23, 2021 in Delray Beach, Florida. Workshop faculty poets include David Baker, Laure-Anne Bosselaar, Traci Brimhall, Eduardo C. Corral, Vievee ... Read more >
DELRAY BEACH, FL — April 17, 2020 – 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: Erika Michael, “Schtick, A Riff on Adhesif” inspired by Caroline Dechambay’s Adhesif  ... 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 16 years ... Read more >
The 2020 Workshop Faculty included Laure-Anne Bosselaar, Nickole Brown & Jessica Jacobs, Reginald Gibbons, Major Jackson, Ilya Kaminsky, David Kirby, Dana Levin, Adrian Matejka, and Maggie Smith. Our Special Guest was U.S. Poet Laureate, Joy ... 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 >