Tag Archives: Natalie Diaz

Poetry Friday: The Poetry Coalition

Posted on by Martin Farawell, Poetry Program Director

Imagine walking into an airy, beautiful, contemporary building with 50,000 poetry books, one of the largest audio and video archives of poetry in the word, a small theater for readings, spaces dedicated to workshops, meetings and conferences, and its own little … Continue reading

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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

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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