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8th Annual Palm Beach Poetry Festival, January 16-21, 2012, Delray Beach, Florida. Kim Addonizio, Cornelius Eady, Claudia Emerson, David Kirby, Thomas Lux, Gregory Orr, Chase Twichell, Eleanor Wilner. Special Guest, Charles Wright. Workshops for qualified writers are limited to 12 participants and 3 auditors. Readings, craft talks, annual gala, and more. Visit www.palmbeachpoetryfestival.orgto apply. Now accepting applications for workshops. Deadline to apply: November 6, 2011.
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