The 14th biennial Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival was held from October 11 to October 14, 2012, at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center and various other venues in Newark, New Jersey. The program featured readings, conversations, and lectures in poetry. Participating poets in 2012 included Henri Cole, Nikky Finney, Terrance Hayes, Jane Hirshfield, Dorianne Laux, Philip Levine, Gregory Orr, and Natasha Trethewey. Full-admission passes were $100; weekend passes were $60; single-day, full-admission tickets were $40; and daytime- or evening-only tickets were $30. Discounts were available for students, teachers, and seniors. Visit the website information about the 2014 festival.
Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival, 14 Maple Avenue, P.O. Box 1239, Morristown, NJ 07962-1239. (973) 540-8442, ext. 5.