2012 PALM BEACH POETRY FESTIVAL

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The 8th Annual Palm Beach Poetry Festival was held from January 16-21, 2012, in Delray Beach. The faculty poets were Kim Addonizio, Cornelius Eady, Claudia Emerson, David Kirby, Thomas Lux, Gregory Orr, Chase Twichell, and Eleanor Wilner. The festival featured Special Guest Charles Wright, Pultizer Prize and National Book Award winner. Vanessa Hidary and Jamaal May were this year’s performance poets. Additional conference faculty included Laure-Anne Bosselaar, Kurt Brown, and Ginger Murchison.

2012 Workshops

THE SHIMMER: METAPHOR IN THE MACHINE OF WORDS with KIM ADDONIZIO

THE ART OF THE DRAFT; READING THE POET’S PALM with CORNELIUS EADY

MOTHER OF MUSES — POETRY AND MEMORY with CLAUDIA EMERSON

THREE-DIMENSIONAL POETRY with DAVID KIRBY

WORD BY WORD, LINE BY LINE with THOMAS LUX

WRITING FROM YOUR THRESHOLD with GREGORY ORR

SIDEWAYS AND BACKWARDS: FINDING THE POEM’S STRUCTURE with CHASE TWICHELL

NIGHT FISHING IN THE SOUND: INVITATIONS TO THE IMAGINATION with ELEANOR WILNER