2020 Palm Beach Poetry Festival
An Evening of Poetry with Patricia Smith

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 Harjo; and Patricia Smith, as the festival’s Poet-at-Large visited and performed for students in the Palm Beach County Schools. Conference Faculty included Lorna Blake, Sally Bliumis-Dunn, and Angela Narciso Torres.

Six days and evenings of extraordinary workshops, talks on craft, Q&As, panel discussions, readings, book signings, and social events with our award winning-faculty and special guests.

Beautiful Delray Beach Florida and the enchanting offerings of Atlantic Avenue welcomed poets from over 30 states and abroad for our annual gathering of a growing community of poets that includes experts, peers, and lovers of poetry where Poetry is the Conversation …