Monday, May 19, 2008

Dodge Poetry Festival - tickets available

The listing of poets has been updated and tickets are now ready for purchase for the Geraldine R Dodge Poetry Festival to be held on September 25-28, 2008. The line up currently looks like this:

Chris Abani Forrest Gander Linda Pastan
Simon Armitage Aracelis Girmay Patrick Phillips
Coleman Barks Joy Harjo Robin Robertson
Taha Muhammad Ali Robert Hass Roger Sedarat
Coral Bracho Brenda Hillman Brenda Shaughnessy
Peter Cole Edward Hirsch Patricia Smith
Billy Collins Jane Hirshfield Tracy K. Smith
Lucille Clifton Ted Kooser Charles Simic
Mark Doty Maxine Kumin Luke Warmwater
Thomas Sayer Ellis Joseph O. Legaspi C.D. Wright
Beth Ann Fennelly Naomi Shihab Nye Franz Wright
Martin Espada Sharon Olds Kevin Young
Sarah Gambito

The Festival will be held on the grounds of Waterloo Village in Stanhope, NJ.

For additional info and to join the Festival mailing list, visit their website.

If you do have a chance to go and have questions about the Festival, let me know. This will be my 4th.