9th Annual Palm Beach Poetry Festival January 21-26, 2013

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Join us January 21-26, 2013 for powerful poetry at the 9th Annual Palm Beach Poetry Festival, January 21-26, 2013!

In partnership with Old School Square Cultural Arts Center, 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. Featured poets appearing at the festival in 2013 include: B.H. Fairchild, Terrance Hayes, Jane Hirshfield, Tony Hoagland, Laura Kasischke, Thomas Lux, Tracy K. Smith, and Lisa Russ Spaar.

Our special guest is Billy Collins and performance poets Marty McConnell and Rives will be featured at the annual Coffee House Performance event. We're offering powerful poetry workshops:

CRAFT MASTERY with B.H. FAIRCHILD
NEW SHADOWS: MOVING POEMS FROM IMITATION TO INNOVATION with TERRANCE HAYES
ENLARGING POEMS with JANE HIRSHFIELD
A WORKSHOP ON LAYERING with TONY HOAGLAND
THE POEM THAT WRITES
ITSELF with LAURA KASISCHKE
WORD BY WORD, LINE BY LINE with THOMAS LUX
SOMETHING PATTERNED, WILD AND FREE with TRACY K. SMITH
“GEM TACTICS”: DEPLOYING ECSTATIC RUSES IN POEMS OF ARDOR with LISA RUSS SPAAR

Apply to attend a workshop with one of our extraordinary poets and join us in Delray Beach. We promise you an experience you will never forget!

Sun Sentinel - Kim Addonizio brings her gritty, musical work to the Palm Beach Poetry Festival, by Chauncey Mabe
Palm Beach Arts & Culture Magazine, Fall 2011, see pages 28-30


The Palm Beach Po
etry Festival is generously sponsored by Morgan Stanley, Smith Barney, the Windler Group of Morgan Stanley, Smith Barney’s Atlanta Office, the Palm Beach County Cultural Council and the Board of Commissioners of Palm Beach County, The Palm Beach Post, WXEL TV & FM, and Murder on the Beach, Delray Beach’s independent bookseller. All events take place in the Crest Theatre and Vintage Gymnasium of Old School Square in Delray Beach. The 7th Annual Palm Beach Poetry Festival was underwritten, in part, by an Arts Challenge Grant in 2010 from The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. For its support, we are eternally grateful.