11th Annual Palm Beach Poetry Festival January 19-24, 2015

UPCOMING WORKSHOPS and EVENTS

The 11th Annual Palm Beach Poetry Festival takes place January 19-24, 2015. Festival events open to the public and take place over six days and evenings. Workshop admission is by application.Tickets will be available for purchase in October 2014. To purchase tickets, visit: http://palmbeachpoetryfestival.org/tix.

2015 Palm Beach Poetry Festival
Workshop Participants' Schedule of Events
 
Monday, January 19 (Martin Luther King Day)
(Book Signings follow all reading events) (Q&A sessions follow all Craft Talks)
 

3:30 - 4:30 pm

4:30 - 5:00 pm

5:00 - 6:00 pm

6:00 - 7:00 pm

Registration packet pickup in Lobby

High School Contest
Awards Photo Shoot
High School Contest Winners Reading

Welcome Reception

Crest Theatre

Crest Theatre

Ocean Breeze Room

7:00 - 8:00 pm

 

Organizational Meeting of Workshops

 

Assigned Classrooms

 

Tuesday, January 20:
 
9:30 am - 12:30 First Workshop Session Assigned Classrooms
12:30 - 2:00 pm free time

Crest Theatre

2:00 - 3:30 pm

 

Craft Talks:
Linda Gregerson & Robert Wrigley

Crest Theatre
4:00 - 5:30 pm

Dana Gioia Interview
by Chard deNiord
Q & A Follows

Crest Theatre

8:00 - 10:00 pm

 

Kick-Off Reading:
Brenda Shaughnessy,
Maurice Manning, and
Patricia Smith

Crest Theatre
 

Wednesday, January, 21
 
9:30 am - 12:30 Second Workshop Session Assigned Classrooms
12:30 - 2:00 pm

free time

Crest Theatre
2:00 - 3:30 pm Craft Talks:
Thomas Lux & Patricia Smith

Crest Theatre
5:00 - 8:00 pm Festival Gala: Cocktails & Dinner* Vintage Gymnasium

8:00 - 10:30 pm

Gala Reading:
Special Guest, Dana Gioia
Introduction by Chard deNiord

Crest Theatre
 

Thursday, January 22:
 
9:30 am - 12:30 Third Workshop Session Assigned Classrooms
12:30 - 2:00 pm free time

Crest Theatre
2:00 - 4 pm

4:00 - 5:00 pm

Craft Talks:
Chard deNiord & Brenda Shaughnessy

Participant Reading 1, Festival Bookstore

Crest Theatre

Ocean Breeze Room 

     
8:00 - 10:00 pm

Mid-Week Reading:
Chard deNiord, Linda Gregerson & Thomas Lux

Crest Theatre

 

Friday, January 23:
 
9:30 am - 12:30 Fourth Workshop Session Assigned Classrooms
12:30 - 2:00 pm free time

 
2:00 - 3:30 pm Craft Talks:
Maurice Manning & Molly Peacock

Crest Theatre
     
4:00-5:00 pm

8:00 - 10:00 pm

Participant Reading, Festival Bookstore

Ballet's Child, Poetry & Dance
Poetry: Lani Scozzari, Choreography: Donna Murray, 
followed by Q & A

Ocean Breeze Room

Crest Theatre

 

Saturday, January 24:
 
9:30 am - 12:30 Fifth Workshop Session Assigned Classrooms
2:00 - 4:30 pm

Panel Discussion:
Beloved & Influential Poems:
Wrigley, Smith, Shaughnessy,
Peacock, Manning, Lux, Gregerson, deNiord

Crest Theatre
7:00 - 9:00 pm Finale Reading:
Molly Peacock & Robert Wrigley

Crest Theatre
9:00 - 10:00 pm

Performance Poets: 
Malcolm London, Rachel McKibbens, with Introduction by Patricia Smith

Vintage Gymnasium
10:00 pm - 12:00 am Participant Reading Vintage Gymnasium
     
 

* Partners and spouses of workshop participants are invited to attend the Fundraising Gala. Tickets are $125 (1 guest/participant) Tickets are $125. Auditor Tuition does not include the gala. Auditors may attend with one guest, tickets: $125 each.