Current Events
Thursday, January 21st, 2021 4:00am - 5:30am

Special Guest Poet Gregory Orr will perform the original work, The Beloved: A Poetry & Song Cycle with the fabulous Parkington Sisters. Originally slated for an in person on stage live event at this festival, we will premiere an original video of the work, produced during the Pandemic in two locations, Charlottesville, Virginia and Wellfleet Massachusetts and produced and edited in Delray Beach by Gladstone Multimedia. We are grateful to the Geraldine R. Poetry Festival who commissioned the original collaborative work, and featured it first at the 2018 Dodge Poetry Festival. Read more >

Thursday, January 21st, 2021 10:00pm - 11:30pm

Craft Talk with Traci Brimhall: Love Is in the Repetition Craft Talk with Eduardo C. Corral: Pouring Language into New Containers: Rethinking the Poetic Line Each poet will discuss poetic craft for 30 minutes, followed by a collaborative Q & A with audience. Read more >

Friday, January 22nd, 2021 - 2:00am

NO TICKET PURCHASE REQUIRED! This is a FREE EVENT premiere on Youtube The 2021 Palm Beach Poetry Festival went fully virtual, including the beloved Participant Open Mic Readings. This year’s participating poets submitted a pre-recorded video of themselves reading a poem of up to three minutes, and will be be featured in Youtube playlists organized by workshop. Enjoy these virtual readings featuring writers from the comfort of your own home, and feel free to share widely with your family and friends. Premiere starts at 4:00 pm Wednesday, January 20th. Playlist 2 (1/21): Corral, Francis, Prufer workshops … Don’t miss this! … Read more >

Friday, January 22nd, 2021 4:00am - 6:00am

  Poets Laure-Anne Bosselaar, Kevin Prufer and Martha Rhodes read from their collections and new poetry. Read more >

Friday, January 22nd, 2021 10:00pm - 11:30pm

Craft Talk with Tim Seibles: Texture in Poetry: Satin vs. Corduroy Craft Talk with Karin de Weille: Exploring Metaphor: the Extraordinary Range of Possibilities Each poet will discuss poetic craft for 30 minutes, followed by a collaborative Q & A with the audience. Read more >

Saturday, January 23rd, 2021 - 2:00am

NO TICKET PURCHASE REQUIRED! This is a FREE EVENT premiere on Youtube The 2021 Palm Beach Poetry Festival went fully virtual, including the beloved Participant Open Mic Readings. This year’s participating poets submitted a pre-recorded video of themselves reading a poem of up to three minutes, and will be be featured in Youtube playlists organized by workshop. Enjoy these virtual readings featuring writers from the comfort of your own home, and feel free to share widely with your family and friends. Premiere starts at 4:00 pm Wednesday, January 20th. Playlist 2 (1/21): Corral, Francis, Prufer workshops … Don’t miss this! … Read more >

Saturday, January 23rd, 2021 4:00am - 6:00am

David Baker, Vievee Francis and Eduardo C. Corral will read their work, followed by a curated Q & A with the audience. Read more >

Saturday, January 23rd, 2021 10:00pm - Sunday, January 24th, 2021

Tim Seibles, Martha Rhodes, Kevin Prufer, Vievee Francis, Eduardo C. Corral, Traci Brimhall, Laure-Anne Bosselaar and David Baker read and discuss poems they love and how they’ve influenced them, followed by a Q & A with the audience. Nickole Brown will facilitate. Read more >