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Poetry Friday: Eavan Boland, 2012 Festival Poet

Posted on by Martin Farawell, Director, Poetry Program

Eavan Boland’s “Quarantine” offers an ideal introduction to her poetry. Toward the end of the poem she writes, “There is no place here for the inexact/praise of the easy graces and sensuality of the body.”  Boland refuses to gloss over … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: The Common Gathering

Posted on by Rebecca Gambale

Last Saturday, over 100 teachers from all over New Jersey came together at Princeton Day School for the culminating event of our poetry exploration sessions series, Giving Voice. The day is unlike any other professional development for teachers; it is … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: “The World’s Best Professional Development Day”

Posted on by Michele Russo

That’s how one teacher described Teacher Day at the Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival.  We are thrilled to announce that the 2012 Dodge Poetry Festival will feature a fully- programmed Teacher Day on Thursday October 11, 2012. Since 1986, the … Continue reading

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Exciting 2012 Poetry Festival Announcements

Posted on by Rebecca Gambale

At today’s 2012 Festival Press Conference, we had some big announcements to make with the help of NJPAC and Newark’s Mayor Cory Booker. It was a wonderful day with a lot of exciting updates about the 2012 Poetry Festival. Who … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Our New Website

Posted on by Rebecca Gambale

Now that you have the dates of the 2012 Festival, we want to make your experience from now to October 11th as easy, informative and exciting as possible. For the past few months the staff of the Dodge Poetry Program … Continue reading

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