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Poetry Friday: Festival Videos – Jan Beatty

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  This week’s featured Festival Video is a reading by Jan Beatty at the 2014 Dodge Poetry Festival. Jan reads her poems “A Waitress’ Instructions on Tipping or Get the Cash Up and Don’t Waste My Time” and “The Zen … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Festival Videos – Kevin Young

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This week’s Festival Video is a reading by Kevin Young, featuring his poems “Ode to Chicken,” “Bereavement” and “Rapture” at the 2014 Dodge Poetry Festival. For more information on Kevin, visit his website kevinyoungpoetry.com or find him on Twitter @DearDarkness. *** … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Festival Videos – Camille T. Dungy

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  Poetry Friday is here again! Today we’re happy to share with you a reading by Camille T. Dungy, reading her poems “Frequently Asked Questions: No. 5” and “Characteristics of Life” at the 2014 Dodge Poetry Festival. For more information on Camille, … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Festival Videos – Mark Doty

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It’s Friday, so we’ve got footage for you! Today’s Festival video is a reading by the beloved Mark Doty at the 2014 Dodge Poetry Festival. Enjoy!   *** Check back with us each Friday for more Festival videos! Dodge Poetry Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | dodgepoetry.org

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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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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: New Festival Videos!

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Up close. Personal. Human. Those are just a few of the qualities we hope you will love about our short videos of poetry readings from the Dodge Poetry Festival. These videos offer an even more up-close view than being at … Continue reading

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2014 Featured Festival Poet: C. Dale Young

Posted on by Michele Russo, Poetry Coordinator

Measured and precise. Reflective and kind. The artistry in C. Dale Young’s poems resonate with his “real” job. Young is a physician–an oncology radiologist–and has said that because of the demands of his work, he only writes four or five … Continue reading

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2014 Featured Festival Poet: A. Van Jordan

Posted on by Victoria Russell, Festival Assistant

  One stereotypical image of a writer is a mysterious figure, sitting in a room that is darkened but for a desklamp, hunched over a notepad (or typewriter, or laptop…). The particulars of the scene may vary, but one thing … Continue reading

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2014 Featured Festival Poet: Rachel Wiley

Posted on by Victoria Russell, Festival Assistant

Rachel Wiley is tough. A force on the slam scene, she stands at the mic, loudly and proudly delivering her thoughts on body image and the media, race relations in the U.S., gender and sexuality, tattoos and OkCupid. Rachel Wiley … Continue reading

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2014 Featured Festival Poet: Brenda Shaughnessy

Posted on by Victoria Russell, Festival Assistant

Reading Brenda Shaughnessy’s poetry aloud is a delicious process of tasting alliteration, savoring rhyme, swallowing the beat, feeling your pulse find the poem’s time and your breath naturally catch in all of the right places, until you know in your … Continue reading

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2014 Featured Festival Poet: Aja Monet

Posted on by Rebecca Gambale, Online Communications Coordinator, Poetry

Listen to Brooklyn poet Aja Monet read, and you’ll immediately be drawn in by her strong voice. Monet is a young poet, vibrant and warm but also balancing a worldliness and sophistication which surpasses her age. She’s got a presence … Continue reading

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#POETRYTOME PHOTO CONTEST

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You could win a prize and have a photo displayed at the upcoming Dodge Poetry Festival! “If I feel physically as if the top of my head were taken off,” Emily Dickinson famously said, “I know that is poetry.” Coming … Continue reading

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2014 Featured Festival Poet: Benjamin Alire Sáenz

Posted on by Bridget Talone, 2012 Festival Assistant

Much of my work has to do with the self and the conflicts with the external world. I was never just at war with myself—I was at war with the world I live in, and that was my true subject. … Continue reading

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2014 Featured Festival Poet: Robert Pinsky

Posted on by Martin Farawell, Program Director, Poetry

In The Sounds of Poetry, three-term U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky writes, “The medium of poetry is a human body: the column of air inside the chest, shaped into signifying sounds in the larynx and the mouth. In this sense … Continue reading

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