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2014 Featured Festival Poet: Mark Doty

Posted on by Martin Farawell, Program Director, Poetry

In Still Life with Oysters and Lemon, Mark Doty’s book-length meditation on art and poetry, he concludes that poems exist “as advocates of intimacy, as embodiments of paradox, as witnesses to earth, here, this moment, now. Evidence, thus, that tenderness … Continue reading

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2014 Featured Festival Poet: David Daniel

Posted on by Michele Russo, Poetry Coordinator

Image courtesy of Connotation Press David Daniel’s most singular creation is WAMFEST, the Words and Music Festival, which annually brings together writers and musicians to play, collaborate and have discussions that explore the commonality between songwriting and poetry writing, and … Continue reading

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2014 Featured Festival Poet: Brendan Constantine

Posted on by Victoria Russell, Festival Assistant

Photo courtesy of Indelible Ink on Flickr Commons Brendan Constantine reimagines the familiar and the mysterious, delicately balancing playfulness and poignancy, to create intriguing poems worth reading again and again. His performance style, meanwhile, is just as arresting. Watch him … Continue reading

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2014 Featured Festival Poet: Dave Caserio

Posted on by Martin Farawell, Program Director, Poetry

Listen to Festival Poet Dave Caserio read “Forensic Love” with musician Parker Brown. His relishing of the sheer physicality of language is evident from the first through the last word of his poem. For Caserio, poetry begins in the breath, … Continue reading

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Festival Update: More Hotel Deals!

Posted on by Dodge Poetry

Looking for a place to stay in Newark during the Dodge Poetry Festival? Well, you’re in luck! With the help of the Greater Newark Convention and Visitors Bureau, we’ve worked with area hotels to give discounts to Festival-goers. You’ll just … Continue reading

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