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  • Posted November 24, 2020
  • Poetry Brings Us Together

  • Event Dates: January 18-23, 2021 Location: Virtual
    Application Deadline: December 1, 2020
    17th Annual Palm Beach Poetry Festival in Delray Beach, Florida, January 18-23, 2021. Focus on your work with America’s most engaging and award-winning poets. Workshops with David Baker, Laure-Anne Bosselaar, Traci Brimhall, Vievee Francis, Kevin Prufer, Martha Rhodes, and Tim Seibles. Six days of workshops, readings, craft talks, panel discussion, social events, and so much more. One-on-one conference Faculty: Lorna Blake, Sally Bliumis-Dunn, Nickole Brown, Jessica Jacobs, and Angela Narciso-Torres. Special Guest: Gregory Orr and the Parkington Sisters. Poet At Large: Brian Turner. To find out more, visit Apply to attend a workshop!

  • Posted November 23, 2020
  • Massachusetts Poetry Festival Accepting Virtual Event Proposals

  • Deadline: December 15, 2020
    Event Dates: May 14—16, 2021 Event Location: Virtual
    Mass Poetry is excited to announce the return of the Massachusetts Poetry Festival from May 14–16, 2021. As we prepare for our virtual festival, we are searching for individuals and groups to send us their proposals for events, panels, and workshops. Cross-disciplinary proposals (i.e., poetry and dance, poetry and art, etc.) welcome. Proposed events must be designed to be held virtually. Events are limited to a max of four performers/panelists. Producers will receive a stipend for their participation. The deadline to apply is December 15, 2020. Please submit proposals to For further information, contact .

  • Posted November 12, 2020
  • Affordable, Virtual Monthly Workshops & Literary Coaching: Caesura Poetry Workshop

  • Registration Deadline: Year-round
    Event dates: Monthly workshops Event location: Zoom
    Caesura Poetry Workshop aims to support, inspire, educate, and energize poets of all backgrounds through affordable monthly Zoom workshops hosted by award-winning poet, editor, and writing coach John Sibley Williams. Workshops include poem analysis, active group discussion, writing prompts, and plenty of writing time. Upcoming classes include Mastering Ekphrastic Poetry ($45; November 18 & Friday, November 20, 1-4pm PT), Poetry of Place ($40; December 16, 1:30-4pm PT), and Writing Evocative Love Poems ($40; January 27, 1:30-4pm PT). 1-1 personalized workshops, manuscript critiques, and regular coaching to keep you writing and inspired also available. More information: To register, email .

  • Posted November 05, 2020
  • University of South Alabama

  • Earn your MA with an emphasis in Creative Writing in the vibrant city of Mobile, near some of our country's best beaches. Tuition waivers and assistantships are available as are additional scholarships for excellence and summer creative writing projects. Home of the Stokes Center for Creative Writing. For more information, visit our website:


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