The 13th Annual Palm Beach Poetry Festival took place in Delray Beach, Florida, January 16-21, 2017, and participants enjoyed six days of extraordinary poetry events: workshops, readings, talks on the craft of writing poems, manuscript conferences, panel discussion, social events and so much more in beautiful downtown Delray Beach, Florida.
Faculty poets included: David Baker, Laure-Anne Bosselaar, Tina Chang, Lynn Emanuel, Daisy Fried, Terrance Hayes, Dorianne Laux, Carl Phillips, and Martha Rhodes. Our Special Guest was Charles Simic, past U.S. Poet Laureate, winner of the Pulitzer Prize, Griffin Poetry Prize, and MacArthur “genius award.” Performance poets were The Mayhem Poets, Mason Granger and Scott Raven, and Individual Conference Faculty include Sally Bliumis-Dunn, Nickole Brown, and Ginger Murchison.
POETRY INSIDE OUT with DAVID BAKER
THE SENSUAL FORM with TINA CHANG
OBSESSIONAL POETICS: NO ONE WRITES JUST ONE FORM with LYNN EMANUEL
WRITING POEMS THT DON’T FIT with DAISY FRIED
NEW SHADOWS: READING TO WRITE with TERRANCE HAYES
THE POET’S CRAFT: USING WHAT’S AT HAND with DORIANNE LAUX
WORD BY WORD, LINE BY LINE with THOMAS LUX
MAKING POEMS FROM THE WAY POEMS WORK with CARL PHILLIPS
ESTABLISHING, SUSTAINING & SHIFTING POETIC TONE: REVISION with MARTHA RHODES