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Poetry: Thomas Lux, 2012 Festival Poet

Posted on by Martin Farawell, Program Director, Poetry

Talking to students at the Dodge Festival in 2000, Thomas Lux described his life as a poet as “like any other job.  You pack your lunch pail and you go to work.”  This very down-to-earth approach of reveals something essential … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: What do you mean by “giving voice”?

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Lately you may have heard us referring to Giving Voice, a series of poetry exploration groups and part of our Clearing the Spring, Tending the Fountain program for New Jersey teachers. But “giving voice” is also an overarching theme of … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: 2012 Festival Main Stage Reading Line Up

Posted on by Rebecca Gambale

Thursday Evening October 11th Poetry Sampler Amiri Baraka Eavan Boland Henri Cole Nikky Finney Terrance Hayes Juan Felipe Herrera Jane Hirshfield Fanny Howe Kurtis Lamkin Dorianne Laux Ada Limón Thomas Lux Gregory Orr Patricia Smith Arthur Sze Natasha Trethewey C.K. … Continue reading

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Share the Love

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By Martin Farawell, Program Director, Poetry It’s years ago, at a wedding: I see a man standing stiffly in a suit that stretches tight across his broad shoulders. He has one of those powerful, thickly muscular builds you know does … Continue reading

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I Imagine, Therefore I Am

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Martin Farawell, Program Director, Poetry Each spring, the Dodge Poetry Program offers poetry immersion groups for New Jersey Teachers. We don’t call them seminars or workshops because they are neither. The sessions are based on certain assumptions about the nature … Continue reading

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