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Bringing the poet out in you at the Jax Poetry Fest

Jax Poetry Fest is the only local month long poetry event produced by the North Florida nonprofit, Hope at Hand.

During Jax Poetry Fest, spoken word performances, poetry slams, youth poetry contests, and and a variety of workshops are offered at no cost to the public. Funding from the Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville, City of Jacksonville and the Florida Division of Cultural Affairs allow North Florida to get involved with poetry. Let this experience ignite your poetry passion as we celebrate the power of expression!

Jax Poetry Fest is an annual event produced by the North Florida nonprofit, Hope at Hand. Every April, in celebration of National Poetry Month, JPF works to inspire community-based poetry projects and spark a love for language and creative expression in North Florida.