Palm Beach Poetry Festival

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  • 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!

    http://www.palmbeachpoetryfestival.org/
  • 1/21/13 at 8:00 AM -
    1/26/13 at 5:00 PM
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    Delray Beach, FL Map
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    Palm Beach Poetry Festival
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