2020 Palm Beach Poetry Festival

The 2020 Workshop Faculty includes: Laure-Anne Bosselaar, Nickole Brown & Jessica Jacobs, Reginald Gibbons, Major Jackson, Ilya Kaminsky, Dana Levin, Adrian Matejka, and Maggie Smith. Conference Faculty includes Lorna Blake, Sally Bliumis-Dunn, and Angela Narciso Torres. Our Special Guest Poet will be U.S. Poet Laureate, Joy Harjo; and Patricia Smith is the festival’s Poet-at-Large who will visit Palm Beach County Schools.

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.

Workshops are limited to twelve participants to focus on your work with serious writers of poetry and faculty leaders who are masters of the craft and renowned for their teaching. Participant tuition includes admission to all events. Applications closed November 10, 2019. Tickets are on sale for individual events.

Beautiful Delray Beach Florida and the enchanting offerings of Atlantic Avenue are the setting for this annual gathering of a growing community of poets that includes experts, peers, and lovers of poetry where Poetry is the Conversation …