Palm Beach Poetry Festival

There are presently no open calls for submissions.

The 16th Annual Palm Beach Poetry Festival takes place January 20-25, 2020 in Delray Beach Florida. Poetry workshop faculty includes: Laure-Anne Bosselaar, Nickole Brown / Jessica Jacobs, Reginald Gibbons, Major Jackson, Ilya Kaminsky, Dana Levin, Adrian Matejka, and Maggie Smith. Special Guest Poet is Joy Harjo and our Poet At Large is Patricia Smith.

The Palm Beach Poetry Festival is dedicated  to fostering the writing, reading, performance, and appreciation of  poetry featuring  America‚Äôs finest poets. Festival workshop faculty are renowned for their award-winning work and their excellence as teachers of craft. The  festival offers a  world-class, life-enriching series of poetry events for our audiences and participants. 

Visit our website for upcoming faculty and workshop descriptions:

Festival Workshop Admission is by application. Individual ticketed and free events are open to the public. For more information and complete guidelines, visit

Palm Beach Poetry Festival