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Poetry Friday: The Poetry Coalition

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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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Poetry Friday: Festival Videos – Rita Dove

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Today’s featured Festival film is a reading by Rita Dove from the 2014 Dodge Poetry Festival. Enjoy her poems “Canary,” “Teach Us to Number Our Days,” “Cholera” and “The Spring Cricket Considers the Question of Negritude.” For more information about Rita Dove, check out our blog … Continue reading

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2014 Featured Festival Poet: Rita Dove

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Listen to Rita Dove read “American Smooth” at the 2010 Dodge Poetry Festival. It’s widely known that poet Rita Dove is the youngest person, and the first African-American, to be appointed United States Poet Laureate. Her biographies inevitably offer some … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Festival Video Online

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Poetry Program Staff Teachers often ask us how they can obtain copies of the video recordings shot at the Dodge Festival.  They know that listening to poets read and discuss their work is often the best way to break through … Continue reading

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2010 Festival Poet: Rita Dove

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Martin Farawell, Program Director, Poetry Research Assistance: Stacey Balkun, Festival Assistant It’s widely known that poet Rita Dove is the youngest person, and the first African-American, to be appointed United States Poet Laureate. Her biographies inevitably offer some sampling of … 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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