Tag Archives: Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival

Poetry: Thomas Lux, 2012 Festival Poet

Posted on by Martin Farawell, Program Director, Poetry

Talking to students at the Dodge Festival in 2000, Thomas Lux described his life as a poet as “like any other job.  You pack your lunch pail and you go to work.”  This very down-to-earth approach of reveals something essential … Continue reading

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Dodge Poetry Festival Returning to Newark in Autumn 2012

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Come for the Poetry, Discover a Great City The Board of Trustees and the staff of the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation are pleased to announce that the Dodge Poetry Festival, the largest poetry event in North America, will be returning … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Festival Posters

Posted on by Rebecca Gambale

Michele Russo & Rebecca Gambale We recently spent an afternoon cleaning and reorganizing a storage closet here at the office.  As we shifted around boxes of files, we had a moment to look through our collection of Festival posters, starting … Continue reading

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I Imagine, Therefore I Am

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Martin Farawell, Program Director, Poetry Each spring, the Dodge Poetry Program offers poetry immersion groups for New Jersey Teachers. We don’t call them seminars or workshops because they are neither. The sessions are based on certain assumptions about the nature … Continue reading

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Poetry Fridays: Festival Poet Penny Harter

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Stacey Balkun, Festival Assistant Measured and contemplative, Penny Harter’s poetry recognizes nature both in subject and in form.  The imagery within her poems ranges from mourning doves on a windowsill to abandoned gas stations lining the highways of New Jersey. … Continue reading

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