Ellen Bass, Laure-Anne Bosselaar, Stuart Dischell, Aracelis Girmay, Campbell McGrath, Matthew Olzmann, Gregory Pardlo, and Eleanor Wilner will lead workshops.

Our Special Guest is Sharon Olds, and for the first time, we feature Poet At Large, Tyehimba Jess. Conference and additional faculty include Lorna Blake, Sally Bliumis-Dunn, Nickole Brown, and Stephen Gibson.

Workshop admission is by application. To apply, visit our Faculty & Featured Poets page, review the application guidelines, and apply online, using Submittable.

A full week of extraordinary poetry events with America’s most engaging and award-winning poets: readings, craft talks, interviews and panel discussions, workshops, all to be enjoyed with a community of poets attending from all over the United States. We will gather in Delray Beach for our 15th year to experience the best of the best poetry has to offer. Workshops offer time to focus on your work as a poet. Festival events are open to the public and take place over six days and evenings. Six days of workshops, readings, craft talks, manuscript conferences, panel discussion, social events and so much more.

The 15th Annual Palm Beach Poetry Festival will take place in Delray Beach, Florida, January 21-26, 2019.  Apply to attend a workshop today!