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2010 Festival Poet: Kwame Dawes

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Martin Farawell, Program Director, Poetry Research Assistance: Rebecca Gambale, Festival Assistant To anyone listening to Kwame Dawes reading his poetry, it should come as no surprise that he also has a background as a singer, storyteller, novelist, actor and playwright. … Continue reading

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Poetry Fridays: 2010 Festival Poet Marjorie Barnes

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Khalil Murrell, Program Associate, Poetry What is the connection between music and poetry?  Stevie Wonder and Bob Dylan come to mind as singers whose lyrics are said to be rather “poetic.”  Some singers have even braved the task of actually … Continue reading

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Poetry Fridays: The 2010 Festival Poets

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Martin Farawell, Program Director, Poetry Starting next week and continuing into October, we’ll be using the Poetry Fridays blog to introduce the poets participating in the 2010 Dodge Poetry Festival.  Each post will feature brief profiles of one or more … Continue reading

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