6th Annual Palm Beach Poetry Festival-January 18-23 2010

August 24, 2009

Old School Square

Old School Square


6th Annual Palm Beach Poetry Festival-January 18-23, 2010

Palm Beach Poetry Festival, in partnership with Old School Square Cultural Arts Center in the heart of Delray Beach, Florida, is proud to present the sixth annual festival featuring six days of readings, lectures and workshops.

Our faculty includes advanced workshops with Stephen Dobyns, Carolyn Forché, Marie Howe, Thomas Lux, David Wojahn, and Kevin Young; and intermediate workshops with Mary Cornish and Ilya Kaminsky.

These critically acclaimed poets teach in graduate and college level writing programs and include the New York Poet Laureate, winner of the National Book Award; two poets chosen for the National Poetry Series Award; recipients of the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award; the Lamont Prize; the Yale Series Younger Poets Award; the William Carlos Williams Book Award; the Quill Award; the Patterson Prize; the Field Poetry Prize; the Whiting Writers Award, the Dorset Prize, and the Ruth Lily Fellowship; and many NEA and Guggenheim fellowships.

To maximize your chances of acceptance, we suggest you apply for four workshops, in order of preference. See submission guidelines for further information.

Don’t miss the opportunity to join us this January. To participate in a workshop, intermediate or advanced, or to audit a workshop, apply before November 2, 2010. See the Workshops and Faculty and Featured Poets pages, or simply apply online now!

Festival lectures, readings and other ticketed events are open to anyone who wants to experience the best of the best in the poetry world. Will you be part of our audience? Will you open yourself up to a new experience of language? We promise you an experience that you will never forget.

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