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2018 Dodge Poetry Festival
October 18, 2018 - October 21, 2018
Oct 18 – 21 , 2018
The biennial Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival is the largest poetry event in North America. This four-day celebration of poetry has been called “poetry heaven” by former U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Hass, “a new Woodstock” by the Christian Science Monitor, and simply “Wordstock” by The New York Times. Since 2010, The Poetry Festival has called Newark’s Downtown Arts District its home.
The Festival, held in even-numbered years since 1986, immerses audiences and nearly five dozen internationally acclaimed poets in readings and conversations focusing on poetry. Events are held all day and evening in performance spaces accommodating anywhere from 100 to 2,000 people. During each day of the Festival, eight or more separate stages offer different activities simultaneously.
Visit www.dodgepoetry.org to find out more.