Workshops are limited to 12 qualified participants and three auditors to provide a meaningful level of discussion, and careful, informed attention to your work. You may apply online to attend a workshop as a participant. Beginning poets, or those shy about sharing their poems, should consider auditing a workshop as a great way to learn by observing and listening. Review our Application Guidelines for more details and the workshop descriptions that follow below.
Faculty includes: Laure-Anne Bosselaar, Carl Dennis, Denise Duhamel, Carol Frost, Thomas Lux, Tom Sleigh, Mary Szybist and Kevin Young, eight of America’s most celebrated poets. Special Guest, Robert Hass.
A full week of poetry events with some of America’s most award-winning and extraordinary poets: readings, craft talks, interviews and panel discussions, workshops, all to be enjoyed with a community of poets from all over the United States, who gather in Delray Beach to experience the best of the best poetry has to offer. 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.