16th Annual Palm Beach Poetry Festival Workshop Applications are open now! Faculty includes Laure-Anne Bosselaar, Nickole Brown, Reginald Gibbons, Major Jackson, Jessica Jacobs, Ilya Kaminsky, David Kirby, Dana Levin, Adrian Matejka, and Maggie Smith.

Our Special Guest is Joy Harjo, U.S. Poet Laureate, and Poet At Large is Patricia Smith. Conference faculty include Lorna Blake, Sally Bliumis-Dunn, and Angela Narciso Torres.

Workshop admission is by application. To apply, visit our Faculty & Featured Poets page, review the application guidelines, and apply online, using Submittable. The November 10th deadline has passed and applications are now closed.

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 16th 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 16th Annual Palm Beach Poetry Festival will take place in Delray Beach, Florida, January 20-25, 2020.