Category Archives: Poetry

Dodge Q&A: Ysabel Y. Gonzalez on creating, dismantling the why during times of crisis

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The Dodge Q&A series is designed to share what Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation staff are learning and thinking about as they engage with social sector leaders from throughout the state. They’ll also reveal a few things about themselves you might … Continue reading

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Going virtual with #DPF20

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Every other year since 1986, the Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival has often gone off with hardly a discernible hitch. But life, of course, has its twists and turns, and the Festival has prevailed through some really unexpected ones. Who … Continue reading

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“The way anger dwells in a man / Who studies the history of his nation”

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On Tuesday, our President & CEO Tanuja Dehne took to the Dodge Blog to state the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation’s commitment to anti-racism and condemnation of white supremacy. You can read her full remarks here. In addition, Dodge Poetry is … Continue reading

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Celebrating a New Tradition: the Newark High School Poetry Festival

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We are so grateful to the city of Newark and the communities that live and work there for welcoming the Dodge Poetry Festival with warmth, kindness and absolute love for poetry when we host our Festival in the downtown arts … Continue reading

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Newark High School Poetry Festival: Joe Weil

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This fall, we’re hosting the second biennial Newark High School Poetry Festival. Groups of students from every public high school in Newark will be coming together at Rutgers-Newark’s Paul Robeson Center for a day of poetry readings, conversations, and performance … Continue reading

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Newark High School Poetry Festival: khalil murrell

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This fall, we’re hosting the second biennial Newark High School Poetry Festival. Groups of students from every public high school in Newark will be coming together at Rutgers-Newark’s Paul Robeson Center for a day of poetry readings, conversations, and performance … Continue reading

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Newark High School Poetry Festival: Nicole Homer

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This fall, we’re hosting the second biennial Newark High School Poetry Festival. Groups of students from every public high school in Newark will be coming together at Rutgers-Newark’s Paul Robeson Center for a day of poetry readings, conversations, and performance … Continue reading

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“Contando Nuestras Historias / Telling Our Stories” with Wind of the Spirit

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The Dodge Poetry Program kicked off an exciting new project in collaboration with Wind of the Spirit Immigrant Resource Center on October 5. “Contando Nuestras Historias/Telling Our Stories” is an initiative providing space for members of Wind of the Spirit’s … Continue reading

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Accepting Submissions for Dodge Poets

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Beyond the Festival You probably know that we host the largest poetry festival in North America, held every other year in the downtown arts district of Newark, New Jersey. You may not know that we offer poetry programming throughout New … Continue reading

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“Small Truths and Other Surprises” — Jericho Brown on On Being

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At the 2018 Dodge Poetry Festival last October, Krista Tippett recorded several conversations in Prudential Hall at NJPAC for her Peabody Award-winning public radio show and podcast, On Being. On Being has since released episodes of her conversation with Sharon Olds (“Odes to the *****”) and with … Continue reading

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“Shaping Grief with Language”: Gregory Orr featured on On Being

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If you attended the 2018 Dodge Poetry Festival last October, you might remember that Krista Tippett recorded several conversations in Prudential Hall at NJPAC for her Peabody Award-winning public radio show and podcast, On Being. Her conversation with Sharon Olds, “Odes … Continue reading

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What we’re learning: The question I wish I asked Ntozake Shange

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Ntozake Shange, the legendary poet, playwright, dancer and feminist, died this past Oct. 27 in Bowie, Md at 70. A public memorial honoring Shange, Celebration of the Life and Work of Ntozake Shange, is today at The Public Theater in New York. During … Continue reading

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Sustainability in Action: Taking out the trash at the Dodge Poetry Festival

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Clean Water Fund’s Rethink Disposable Green Team leads zero-waste effort at Dodge Poetry Festival Have you ever hosted an event or meeting and were left with overflowing trash bins at the end of day? Did you wonder how your event … Continue reading

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Poetry & Democracy in New Jersey

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We’re just about one week away from our upcoming event—“What Is It, Then, Between Us?”: Poetry & Democracy, happening on March 23 from 1:00-8:00 p.m. in our neighborhood of Morristown, New Jersey. We’ve got some more information about the amazing … Continue reading

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Janet Aalfs on Poetry & Democracy

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Leading up to our “What Is It, Then, Between Us?”: Poetry & Democracy event in Morristown on March 23, 2019, we’ll be sharing blog posts with some of the poets and organizations who will be part of the day. Today, we’re sharing … Continue reading

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