Originally from Philly, raised in Willingboro, and currently living in Queens NYC, MASON GRANGER has been a full-time member of the performance poetry trio The Mayhem Poets since 2005. With a style that’s equal parts smart and smile, Mason gets his points across in a way that leaves audiences hopefully a little more knowledgeable and feeling a little better than when they arrived. Mason is also the creator of SlamFind, the world’s first mobile app dedicated to performance poetry that allows poetry fans to discover and connect with live poetry venues and individual poets all over North America. SlamFind poetry videos have been featured by The Huffington Post, Upworthy, Buzzfeed, Cosmo and many more. Mason himself has been featured in magazines such as Vibe, Complex, Fader and Rolling Stone as a spokesperson for New Era Caps.
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 >