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|
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.