The 18th Annual Virtual Palm Beach Poetry Festival Workshop Faculty includes: Kim Addonizio, Laure-Anne Bosselaar, Chard deNiord, Mark Doty, Yona Harvey, John Murillo, Matthew Olzmann, and Diane Seuss. Our Special ... Read more >
Tickets to public events during our 18th Annual Festival, January 10-15, 2022 — craft talks, poetry readings, Special Guest Poet interview, and Beloved Poems panel are on sale now! Visit our 2022 SCHEDULE and click on individual events for a description and to purchase tickets online. Six days and evenings of workshops, readings, interview, craft talks, panel discussion, social events, ... 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. Click on their poems to ... Read more >
Participants will learn the basics of the Japanese literary form of senryu, the lighthearted cousin of haiku. Consisting of three lines of approximately 17 syllables, the senryu focuses on humans and human emotions, the good ... Read more >
A Free Event! Don’t miss the literary prowess of our Conference Faculty Poets: Sally Bliumis-Dunn, Nickole Brown, Jessica Jacobs, Lorna Knowles Blake, and Angela Narciso Torres. One of the highlights of last year’s festival. This ... Read more >
Aimee Nezhukumatathil is no stranger to the Palm Beach Poetry Festival. She taught workshops here in 2014 and 2018, and next year she returns as the 18thAnnual Festival’s Poet-at-Large. Ideally, the Poet-at-Large visits several schools ... Read more >
Yusef Komunyakaa is our featured Thomas Lux Memorial Poet for the 18th Annual Palm Beach Poetry Festival. On Tuesday, January 11th, Komunyakaa will sit for a conversation with poet and consummate interviewer, Laure-Anne Bosselaar, who inspires ... Read more >
The Palm Beach Poetry Festival is pleased to announce the 2022 fellowships and scholarships for the 18th Annual Palm Beach Poetry Festival. Fellowships included the Langston Hughes Fellowships for African-American Poets; Kundiman Fellowships for Asian-American ... 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 >