Tag Archives: 2014 Dodge Poetry Festival

In Gratitude

Posted on by Martin Farawell, Poetry Director

Asked in an interview about religion and prayer, poet Gary Snyder said, “At the very least, you should say thank you.” It didn’t matter what religious views you held. If you were sitting down to a meal, sharing company with … Continue reading

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You Can Support Veterans through Combat Paper and Warrior Writers

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In honor of Veteran’s Day, we’d like to highlight two organizations that are giving back to the veteran community. Our friends at Combat Paper NJ and Warrior Writers shared their work at the 2014 Dodge Poetry Festival, taking part in … Continue reading

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2014 Featured Festival Poet: Tracy K. Smith

Posted on by Martin Farawell, Program Director, Poetry

We rarely think of such kitschy science fiction films as Omega Man, Soylent Green and the many sequels to the original Planet of the Apes as poetic. But in a PBS NewsHour interview, Tracy K. Smith has said she drew … Continue reading

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2014 Featured Festival Poet: Gary Snyder

Posted on by Martin Farawell, Program Director, Poetry

Raised on a small dairy farm that bordered on the wilderness of the Pacific Northwest, from an early age Gary Snyder had a strong sense of our connection to the natural world. Surviving on a subsistence farm in the Great … Continue reading

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2014 Featured Festival Poet: Aja Monet

Posted on by Rebecca Gambale, Online Communications Coordinator, Poetry

Listen to Brooklyn poet Aja Monet read, and you’ll immediately be drawn in by her strong voice. Monet is a young poet, vibrant and warm but also balancing a worldliness and sophistication which surpasses her age. She’s got a presence … Continue reading

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