Conference Schedule

Poetry by the Sea: A Global Conference, will take place from 12 p.m. Tuesday May 25 to 3 p.m. Friday May 28th 2021 at The Mercy by the Sea Center, Madison, Connecticut.

Poetry by the Sea Schedule 2021

The 2021 keynote speaker is Marilyn Nelson.

Spotlight Readers: Chad Abushanab, Angela Alaimo O’Donnell, and Micheal O’Siadhail

Three-Day Workshops: Dan Albergotti, Melissa Balmain, Anna Evans, Allison Joseph, Joshua Mehigan

Two-Day Workshops: Marilyn L. Taylor

One-Day Workshops: Austin Allen, Barbara Crooker, Matt Miller, Anna Lena Phillips-Bell, and Clare Rossini

Please note: schedule is subject to change.

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Review 2019 schedule
The 2019 keynote speaker was Terrance Hayes.

Review 2018 schedule
The 2018 keynote speaker was Rita Dove.

Review 2017 schedule
The 2017 keynote speaker was Kevin Young.

Review 2016 schedule
The 2016 keynote speaker was Kimiko Hahn.