Category Archives: Tidbits

The Dodge Poetry Festival Has Zero Waste Goals

Posted on by Dodge

A green army of volunteers will be on hand at the Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival when thousands of people flock to downtown Newark this October to hear more than 70 renowned poets read, perform and discuss poetry. Since 2010, … Continue reading

Posted in Environment, Green Ideas, News & Announcements, Poetry, Poetry 2018 Festival, Tidbits | Tagged | Leave a comment

Ask a Poet: Marilyn Nelson

Posted on by Dodge Poetry

Welcome back to our Ask a Poet blog series! Leading up to the 2018 Dodge Poetry Festival, we will be putting the spotlight on poets you can see at #DPF18, October 18-21. Learn more about a new Festival Poet every Wednesday … Continue reading

Posted in Tidbits | 1 Comment

Here’s a free, week-long online poetry retreat just for you

Posted on by Dodge Poetry Staff

Here in New Jersey, it finally feels like spring. The last bits of snow have melted, we’re shedding our winter coats, and buds are starting to pop up in the grass and on branches. What better day for us to open … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry, Tidbits | Leave a comment

Exciting Poet Line-Up for Whose Body? Celebration and Reclamation

Posted on by Dodge Poetry Staff

This week, we kicked off the Whose Body? Project with videos of Ada Limón and Jericho Brown reading their poems “The Vulture & the Body” and “I am a Virus.” We’ll be posting two videos each week for the rest of the month, by poets Aimee Nezhukumatathil, C. Bain, Rachel Wiley, Rigoberto González, Priscilla Orr, and Joseph Millar. … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry, Poets, Tidbits | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Whose Body? Celebration & Reclamation Event on March 24th

Posted on by Dodge Poetry Staff

As part of the National Poetry Coalition’s programming initiative, Where My Dreaming and My Loving Live: Poetry & the Body, Dodge Poetry is launching the month-long Whose Body? Project next month. Whose Body? is a question that arose time and … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry, Poetry Archives, Tidbits | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Celebrating Poetry with Newark High Schools

Posted on by Ysabel Gonzalez, Assistant Director of the Poetry Program

The Dodge Poetry team thought long and hard about how we could sustain the energy and excitement from the 2016 Dodge Poetry Festival in Newark this year, because of our deep commitment to and special fondness for the city. Having … Continue reading

Posted in Tidbits | Leave a comment

Ask a Poet: Vincent Toro

Posted on by Dodge Poetry

Since the end of the summer, we’ve been posting short Q&As on the Dodge Blog each Friday, featuring poets who participated in our Newark High School Mini Festival earlier this week.  Through readings and performances, Q&As and discussions, these poets engaged with over … Continue reading

Posted in Ask A Poet, Poetry, Poetry in the Schools, Poets, Tidbits | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Ask a Poet: Jasmine Mans

Posted on by Dodge Poetry

This fall, we’re hosting a High School Regional Mini-Festival at the Paul Robeson Center in Newark. Through readings and performances, Q&As and discussions, a group of poets will engage with hundreds of Newark high school students over the course of one school day in October. … Continue reading

Posted in Ask A Poet, Poetry, Poetry in the Schools, Poets, Tidbits | Tagged | 2 Comments

Ask a Poet: Kurtis Lamkin

Posted on by Dodge Poetry

This fall, we’re hosting a High School Regional Mini-Festival at the Paul Robeson Center in Newark. Through readings and performances, Q&As and discussions, a group of poets will engage with hundreds of Newark high school students over the course of one school day in October. … Continue reading

Posted in Ask A Poet, Poetry, Poetry in the Schools, Poets, Tidbits | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Ask a Poet: Robert Hylton

Posted on by Rebecca Gambale

This fall, we’re hosting a High School Regional Mini-Festival at the Paul Robeson Center in Newark. Through readings and performances, Q&As and discussions, a group of poets will engage with hundreds of Newark high school students over the course of one school day in October. … Continue reading

Posted in Ask A Poet, Poetry, Poetry in the Schools, Poets, Tidbits | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments

Ask a Poet: Kyle Dargan

Posted on by Dodge Poetry

This fall, we’re hosting a High School Regional Mini-Festival at the Paul Robeson Center in Newark. Through readings and performances, Q&As and discussions, a group of poets will engage with hundreds of Newark high school students over the course of one school day in October. … Continue reading

Posted in Ask A Poet, Poetry, Poetry in the Schools, Poets, Tidbits | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Ask a Poet: Marina Carreira

Posted on by Dodge Poetry

This fall, we’re hosting a High School Regional Mini-Festival at the Paul Robeson Center in Newark. Through readings and performances, Q&As and discussions, a group of poets will engage with hundreds of Newark high school students over the course of one school day in … Continue reading

Posted in Ask A Poet, Poetry, Poetry in the Schools, Poets, Tidbits | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Carpe NPM

Posted on by Dodge Poetry Staff

There’s just about one week left in April; if you’re looking for ways to savor the end of National Poetry Month, check out the Academy of American Poets’ 30 ways to celebrate national poetry month. This list includes suggestions ranging … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry, Tidbits | Leave a comment

April is the Coolest Month

Posted on by Dodge Poetry Staff

Photo by Giulia van Pelt “Poetry…flexes muscles you don’t use often enough. Poetry expands the senses and keeps them in prime condition. It keeps you aware of your nose, your eye, your ear, your tongue, your hand.” –Ray Bradbury Celebrating … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry, Tidbits | 1 Comment