The 13th annual Palm Beach Poetry Festival was held from January 16, 2017, to January 21, 2017, in downtown Delray Beach, Florida. The festival featured workshops, readings, craft talks, manuscript consultations, panel discussions, and social events for poets. The faculty includedpoets 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 was $895 for workshop participants and $495 for auditors; one-on-one manuscript consultations were available for an additional $99. Writers submitted three poems of up to six pages with a $25 application fee by November 14. Lodging was available at area hotels for discounted rates, starting at $149 per night. Call, e-mail, or visit the website for more information.
Palm Beach Poetry Festival, 3199 B-3 Lake Worth Road, Lake Worth, FL 33461. (561) 868-2063. Susan R. Williamson, Director.