Tag Archives: Natalie Diaz

Ask a Poet: Marina Carreira

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This fall, we’re hosting a High School Regional Mini-Festival at the Paul Robeson Center in Newark. Through readings and performances, Q&As and discussions, a group of poets will engage with hundreds of Newark high school students over the course of one school day in … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Festival Videos – Natalie Diaz

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It’s Poetry Friday once again! Today we’re sharing a reading by Natalie Diaz of her poem “Why I Hate Raisins.” This reading took place during the poetry sampler at the 2014 Dodge Poetry Festival. For more info on Natalie, check … 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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