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New Jersey Teachers, we've teamed up with National Council of Teachers of English to present Nothing to Prove, Nothing to Lose to share our approach to introducing students to poetry on March 10th in Morristown. It's free, and you can earn 3 hours of Professional Development. Register today, as spots are filling quickly!
As you may already know, our Spring & Fountain program will look a little different this year. It is important to us to always be growing, changing, evaluating and working to meet the needs of New Jersey teachers. Read more about our refresh and some exciting events we have planned for you this spring, in today's blog.
Looking for something fun to do this weekend? This Sunday, January 28th at 3:00pm at Morristown's Mayo Performing Arts Center - MPAC, enjoy the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra's Winter Festival, featuring a poetry reading by Maria Gillan and Patrick Rosal.
Vote to help our friends at Warrior Writers who have been selected to participate in the 2018 Year of Giving Campaign, and they need your help! Warrior Writers has the chance to win a $10,000 grant from Sugarlands Distilling Co. Every 10 days in January, the organizations with the most votes advance to the next round, so please vote for them so they can advance to Round 1. Voting ends this Wednesday, January 10th.
Making plans and getting organized for your 2018? Reserve October 18-21 for poetry! We hope you'll join us as #DPF18 returns to Newark, NJ! You can find hotel deals, featured poets and more details on our website.
Dodge Poetry Director Martin Farawell shares his experience of the Poetry Coalition meeting in Tucson's beautiful University of Arizona Poetry Center last weekend. The Coalition is working together to create poetry events across the country that are focused on Poetry & the Body.
What an incredible weekend with these leaders in Arizona for the 2017 convening of the #poetrycoalition! The coalition is a group of America's leading poetry o...rganizations working together to promote the value poets bring to our culture. Stay tuned for national programming and initiatives scheduled for March 2018. Special thanks to Jack Jones Literary Arts for expert help with publicity and promotion. The founding members of the Poetry Coalition include: The Academy of American Poets, National Student Poets Program, Asian American Writers' Workshop, Beyond Baroque, CantoMundo, Cave Canem, Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival, Kundiman, Lambda Literary, Letras Latinas, Mass Poetry, O, Miami Poetry Festival; The Poetry Center, San Francisco State University; Poetry Foundation & Poetry Magazine; The Poetry Project; Poetry Society of America; Poets House; Split This Rock; Urban Word NYC; Wick Poetry Center; Woodland Pattern and the UA Poetry Center.
Join us for a Warrior Writers NJ book party and reading from "Sound Off: Warrior Writers NJ" on Nov. 16 at 7 pm at the Dodge Foundation offices.
These writings by military veterans and family members explore the haunting turmoil of surviving battle zones, loss of friends and sometimes faith, and enduring anguish on the home front. The collection celebrates the stirring sparks of life energy in addressing such experiences through creative writing.
This is a free event, open to the public.
Are you at the NJEA Convention today? Stop by Booth 2102 and take a selfie with Edgar and Emily, pick up some poetry swag, and say hello to Martin, Ysabel and Victoria! Learn more about #DPF18 and explore our educational opportunities for teachers and students. #NJEAConvention