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Poetry Friday: Festival Videos – Patrick Rosal

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We’re continuing our Festival Video series today with poet Patrick Rosal! Patrick reads his poems “Typhoon Poem” and “Despedida Ardiente” during the poetry sampler at the 2014 Dodge Poetry Festival. For more info on Patrick, check out our blog about him or visit his website. Twitter: @patrickrosal *** Check back with … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Juan Felipe Herrera

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In honor of Juan Felipe Herrera, our new United States Poet Laureate, this is a reblog of his 2012 Dodge Poet blog feature. We can’t wait to see what this year brings for him, and what he brings to the position. … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Poetry Like Bread

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Poems of Political and Social Consciousness Like Martín Espada’s anthology of the same name, this evening of poetry readings and conversation gets its title from these lines from Roque Dalton’s poem “Like You” (Como Tú): “I believe the world is … Continue reading

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You Can Support Veterans through Combat Paper and Warrior Writers

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In honor of Veteran’s Day, we’d like to highlight two organizations that are giving back to the veteran community. Our friends at Combat Paper NJ and Warrior Writers shared their work at the 2014 Dodge Poetry Festival, taking part in … Continue reading

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Clement Price remembered as champion of Newark, the arts and poetry

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(MORRISTOWN, NJ) The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation staff mourns the loss of Clement Price, the prominent Newark scholar and beloved Dodge Trustee who died Wednesday. Price, 69, had served on the Foundation’s Board of Trustees since 2004. “Dodge, Newark and the … Continue reading

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Inside the 15th Biennial Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival

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Fifteen poets kicked off the 15th Biennial Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival Thursday morning with readings of their work at the first of 120 events planned at the four-day poetry celebration. Prudential Hall at NJPAC was packed with hundreds of teachers … Continue reading

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#DPF14 Social Spotlight

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Get an inside look at the Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival like never before. We rounded up news, photos, links and tweets from the Festival. Add yours with #DPF14 by posting to Twitter, Facebook or Instagram:

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Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival Kicks Off Thursday in Newark

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We hope you will join us at the 15th biennial Dodge Poetry Festival, our third held in Newark’s Downtown Arts District. Kicking off Thursday with a poetry sampler featuring 15 poets, the four days of the Festival will include 120 events and … Continue reading

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Dodge Q&A: Margaret Waldock on her upcoming talk with Gary Snyder at the Dodge Poetry Festival

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The Dodge Q&A series is designed to introduce you to Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation staff as they share what they’re learning and thinking about as they visit with nonprofits around the state. They’ll also reveal a few things about themselves you might not … Continue reading

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2014 Featured Festival Poet: Tracy K. Smith

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We rarely think of such kitschy science fiction films as Omega Man, Soylent Green and the many sequels to the original Planet of the Apes as poetic. But in a PBS NewsHour interview, Tracy K. Smith has said she drew … Continue reading

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2014 Featured Festival Poet: Gary Snyder

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Raised on a small dairy farm that bordered on the wilderness of the Pacific Northwest, from an early age Gary Snyder had a strong sense of our connection to the natural world. Surviving on a subsistence farm in the Great … Continue reading

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Dodge Q&A: Michele Russo

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The Dodge Q&A series is designed to introduce you to Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation staff and check in with what they’re learning and thinking about as they visit with nonprofits around the state. They will also reveal a a few things … 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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Another Kind of Courage: Turning War Trauma into Art at the 2014 Dodge Poetry Festival

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Image courtesy of Flickr Creative Commons https://flic.kr/p/dR4hEA War veterans-turned-poets will take the stage of NJPAC’s Prudential Hall on Saturday evening, October 25, for what is sure to be one of the 2014 Dodge Poetry Festival’s most powerful programs. “Another Kind … Continue reading

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Poetry and Music

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Blood Dazzler at the Octoroon Balls with Patricia Smith and the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Saturday, October 6th at 4:00PM Bethany Baptist Church 275 West Market Street Newark, NJ 07103 Poet Patricia Smith will read selections from Blood Dazzler, an … Continue reading

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