Palm Beach Poetry Festival

Delray Beach, Florida, United States


Details
Year Round

Festival

TUITION / COST:$725 Poetry Workshops, Auditors $350
SCHOLARSHIP:Available
A small number of partial tuition scholarships are available. Inquire with application.

PHONE: 561-868-2063
EMAIL: news@palmbeachpoetryfestival.org
WEBSITE: http://www.palmbeachpoetryfestival.org

The eight poetry workshops for qualified are limited to 12 participants and 3 auditors. Workshops are 12 total hours over six days and include a brief conference with the workshop leader.

Featured Poets at the 10th Annual Palm Beach Poetry Festival in Delray Beach, January 20-25, 2014, will include: Nick Flynn, Carolyn Forché, Linda Gregg, Thomas Lux, Campbell McGrath, Aimee Nezhukumatathil, Mary Ruefle, and Tim Seibles. Our special guest is Natasha Trethewey, the current Poet Laureate of the United States. Featured Performance Poets are Glinis Redmond and Taylor Mali. Admission by application. Craft talks by faculty are scheduled afternoons and readings take place in the evening. Optional manuscript conferences are available with Sally Bliumis-Dunn, Traci Brimhall, and Ginger Murchison. Admission is by application. For an application form and details, visit www.palmbeachpoetryfestival.org and apply online after June 1, 2013. Public Events are ticketed and open to the public for a nominal fee payable online or at the door.


Faculty

Featured Writers Include:

2010 Faculty: Nick Flynn, Carolyn Forché, Linda Gregg, Thomas Lux, Campbell McGrath, Aimee Nezhukumatathil, Mary Rue?e, and Tim Seibles


Genres

Poetry


Location

51 N. Swinton Ave.
Delray Beach
Florida, United States
33444



Palm Beach Poetry Festival

Join us in Delray Beach, January 20-25, 2014, to celebrate poetry at the 10th Annual Palm Beach Poetry Festival, January 20-25, 2014! In partnership with Delray Beach Center for the Arts at Old School Square, in the heart of Delray Beach, Florida, the festival features six days of reading events, craft lectures, and poetry workshops, with some of the most extraordinary and engaging poets in America.

Poets appearing at the festival in 2014 will include: workshop faculty, Nick Flynn, Carolyn Forché, Linda Gregg, Thomas Lux, Campbell McGrath, Aimee Nezhukumatathil, Mary Ruefle, and Tim Seibles. Our special guest is Natasha Trethewey, the current Poet Laureate of the United States. Other Featured Poets are Glinis Redmond and Taylor Mali, Kurt Brown and Laure-Anne Bosselaar. Individual conferences will be offered to workshop participants by Sally Bliumis-Dunn, Traci Brimhall, and Ginger Murchison.