Tag Archives: Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival

2014 Featured Festival Poet: Natalie Diaz

Posted on by Rebecca Gambale, Poetry Online Communications Coordinator

It is easy to convey pity and lament about a situation of abject poverty, of substance abuse, of struggle. It is difficult to elevate these situations to a level of mythology, shining a compassionate and empathetic light on the characters … Continue reading

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Big News Next Tuesday!

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We will have some major Dodge Poetry Festival announcements to share with you next week! Stay tuned for information on the 2014  poet lineup, special events, ticket sales, special hotel rates and much more! Keep in touch on social media … Continue reading

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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

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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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