Remembering Galway Kinnell
Last week, just before the Dodge Poetry Festival, I dreamt I was walking beside a river with Galway Kinnell. It was a brisk, sunny, autumn day, very windy, and that shock of bangs kept falling across his eyes, as it often did. He was relaxed, at peace, clearly enjoying the bracing wind and weather. It was so vivid that I woke feeling we’d had a brief visit, and that I must write to h...
Inside the 15th Biennial Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival
Fifteen poets kicked off the 15th Biennial Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival Thursday morning with readings of their work at the first of 120 events planned at the four-day poetry celebration.
Prudential Hall at NJPAC was packed with hundreds of teachers and people passionate about poetry during the morning Poetry Sampler, the first of two that day. In addition to the samplers, poet reading...