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Poetry Friday: Festival Videos – Rita Dove

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Today’s featured Festival film is a reading by Rita Dove from the 2014 Dodge Poetry Festival. Enjoy her poems “Canary,” “Teach Us to Number Our Days,” “Cholera” and “The Spring Cricket Considers the Question of Negritude.” For more information about Rita Dove, check out our blog … Continue reading

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Dodge Q&A: A Conversation about Poetry and Wonder Woman with Ysabel Gonzalez

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The Dodge Q&A series is designed to introduce you to Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation staff as they share what they’re learning and thinking about as they conduct their work around the state. They’ll also reveal a few things about themselves you might not have … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Festival Video – Eavan Boland

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Our Poetry Friday featured Festival video this week is a reading by Eavan Boland at the 2014 Dodge Poetry Festival. Eavan reads her poem “The Lost Art of Letter Writing.” For more information about Eavan Boland, check out our blog.     *** … Continue reading

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Thank You, Veterans

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  In observance of Veterans Day, we present to you a reading from the 2014 Dodge Poetry Festival by Iraq veteran Brian Turner. In addition to his poetry, Turner’s memoir “My Life as a Foreign Country” offers a powerful and intimate … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Festival Videos – Camille T. Dungy

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  Poetry Friday is here again! Today we’re happy to share with you a reading by Camille T. Dungy, reading her poems “Frequently Asked Questions: No. 5” and “Characteristics of Life” at the 2014 Dodge Poetry Festival. For more information on Camille, … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Festival Videos – Sharon Olds

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It’s Poetry Friday, and today we’re happy to share a reading by Sharon Olds featuring her poems “Sheffield Mountain Ode” and “Ode to my Whiteness” during the poetry sampler of the 2014 Dodge Poetry Festival. For more info on Sharon, check … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Festival Videos – Patrick Rosal

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We’re continuing our Festival Video series today with poet Patrick Rosal! Patrick reads his poems “Typhoon Poem” and “Despedida Ardiente” during the poetry sampler at the 2014 Dodge Poetry Festival. For more info on Patrick, check out our blog about him or visit his website. Twitter: @patrickrosal *** Check back with … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Juan Felipe Herrera

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In honor of Juan Felipe Herrera, our new United States Poet Laureate, this is a reblog of his 2012 Dodge Poet blog feature. We can’t wait to see what this year brings for him, and what he brings to the position. … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Poetry Like Bread

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Poems of Political and Social Consciousness Like Martín Espada’s anthology of the same name, this evening of poetry readings and conversation gets its title from these lines from Roque Dalton’s poem “Like You” (Como Tú): “I believe the world is … 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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Clement Price remembered as champion of Newark, the arts and poetry

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(MORRISTOWN, NJ) The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation staff mourns the loss of Clement Price, the prominent Newark scholar and beloved Dodge Trustee who died Wednesday. Price, 69, had served on the Foundation’s Board of Trustees since 2004. “Dodge, Newark and the … Continue reading

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Inside the 15th Biennial Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival

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Fifteen poets kicked off the 15th Biennial Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival Thursday morning with readings of their work at the first of 120 events planned at the four-day poetry celebration. Prudential Hall at NJPAC was packed with hundreds of teachers … Continue reading

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#DPF14 Social Spotlight

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Get an inside look at the Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival like never before. We rounded up news, photos, links and tweets from the Festival. Add yours with #DPF14 by posting to Twitter, Facebook or Instagram:

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Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival Kicks Off Thursday in Newark

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We hope you will join us at the 15th biennial Dodge Poetry Festival, our third held in Newark’s Downtown Arts District. Kicking off Thursday with a poetry sampler featuring 15 poets, the four days of the Festival will include 120 events and … Continue reading

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Dodge Q&A: Margaret Waldock on her upcoming talk with Gary Snyder at the Dodge Poetry Festival

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The Dodge Q&A series is designed to introduce you to Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation staff as they share what they’re learning and thinking about as they visit with nonprofits around the state. They’ll also reveal a few things about themselves you might not … Continue reading

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