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An Excellent Opportunity To Join the Dodge Poetry Team

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We’re Hiring! Dodge Poetry Program Seeks Assistant Director The Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Program, a signature project of the Dodge Foundation in Morristown, NJ, seeks a collaborative, creative team member to help produce the largest poetry event in North America … Continue reading

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Round-up of news stories about the Dodge Poetry Festival

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Check out our Storify to read news coverage and see social media photos and videos from the 15th biennial Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival: [View the story “#DPF14: “The heart of the (Dodge Poetry Festival) is direct encounters with living … 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: Martin Farawell on 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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Dodge Q&A: Michele Russo

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The Dodge Q&A series is designed to introduce you to Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation staff and check in with what they’re learning and thinking about as they visit with nonprofits around the state. They will also reveal a a few things … Continue reading

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2014 Featured Festival Poet: Natalie Diaz

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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

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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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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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Poetry Fridays: 2010 Festival Poet Oliver de la Paz

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Stacey Balkun, Festival Assistant Humans are drawn repeatedly to the narrative; our lives are a sequence of journeys from one place or time to another.  Situating these passages within the context of geography or time can reveal themes and motifs … Continue reading

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