Palm Beach Poetry Festival

Posted 2.4.10

Type: 
Conference
Location: 
Delray Beach, FL
Event Date: 
January 16, 2017
Application Deadline: 
November 14, 2016

The 13th annual Palm Beach Poetry Festival will be held from January 16, 2017, to January 21, 2017, in downtown Delray Beach, Florida. The festival features workshops, readings, craft talks, manuscript consultations, panel discussions, and social events for poets. The faculty includes poets David Baker, Tina Chang, Lynn Emanuel, Daisy Fried, Terrance Hayes, Dorianne Laux, Thomas Lux, Carl Phillips, Martha Rhodes, and Charles Simic. The cost of tuition is $895 for workshop participants and $495 for auditors; one-on-one manuscript consultations are available for an additional $99. Submit three poems of up to six pages with a $25 application fee by November 14. Lodging is available at area hotels for discounted rates, starting at $149 per night. Call, e-mail, or visit the website for more information.

Contact Information: 

Palm Beach Poetry Festival, 3199 B-3 Lake Worth Road, Lake Worth, FL 33461. (561) 868-2063. Susan R. Williamson, Director.