In two short years, the Palm Beach Poetry Festival has evolved, like a rhyming Ebola virus, into a sort of iambic pentameter circus. Last year, it was small, with four big-time poets trucked in, including crowd-pleaser Billy Collins, the ex-U.S. poet laureate. This year, it will live larger, with readings by ten of the United States' leading versifiers, including Sharon Olds, Galway Kinnell, Tony Hoagland, and local poesy powerhouse... More >>>