Tag Archives: Martín Espada

Ask a Poet: MARTÍN ESPADA

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Welcome to Ask a Poet, where each week we will present (in no particular order) a Q&A with a poet who will be coming to the Dodge Poetry Festival this October 20-23. Through these blogs, you’ll be able to get … 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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2010 Poetry Festival Readings

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Martin Farawell, Program Director, Poetry Poetry readings have always been at the heart of the Dodge Poetry Festival. This year, the Festival officially opens with a Thursday Evening Poetry Sampler on October 7, which offers the opportunity to hear nearly … 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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Poetry Fridays: Martín Espada

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Martin Farawell, Program Director, Poetry In “Something Escapes the Bonfire,” a poem from his collection, The Republic of Poetry, Martín Espada recounts the story of Victor Jara, the Chilean songwriter and poet murdered by Augusto Pinochet’s military junta. Fellow prisoners … Continue reading

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