DORIANNE LAUX is the author of Only as the Day Is Long: New and Selected Poems (W.W. Norton, 2019), a finalist of the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, The Book of Men, (2012) winner of the Paterson Poetry Prize, and Facts about the Moon, winner of the Oregon Book Award. She is the co-author of The Poet’s Companion: A Guide to the Pleasures of Writing Poetry. Among Laux’s awards are two Best American Poetry Prizes, a Pushcart Prize, two fellowships from The National Endowment for the Arts, and a Guggenheim Fellowship among others. Laux’s poems have been translated into French, Spanish, Italian, Korean, Romanian, Dutch, Afrikaans, and Brazilian Portuguese. Widely anthologized in America, her work has appeared in the Best of APR, The Norton Anthology of Contemporary Poetry. Laux lives in Raleigh, where she directs the Program in Creative Writing at North Carolina State University. She is a founding faculty member at Pacific University’s Low Residency MFA Program.
This Year's Festival Lineup includes:
The 19th Annual Palm Beach Poetry Festival is scheduled for January 16-21, 2023, in Delray Beach, Florida. Details to follow! Join us for six days and evenings of workshops, readings, talks on the craft, interview, ... Read more >
The focus of this workshop will be on revision: how can we acquire the tools we need to revise our poems on our own? Many aspiring and even experienced poets find it challenging to revise ... Read more >
Yusef Komunyakaa is our featured Thomas Lux Memorial Poet for the 18th Annual Palm Beach Poetry Festival. On Tuesday, January 11th, Komunyakaa will sit for a conversation with poet and consummate interviewer, Laure-Anne Bosselaar, who inspires ... Read more >