Poetry Friday: Festival Updates!

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Leading up to the 2016 Dodge Poetry Festival in October, we will be posting the tools and information you’ll need to have the best experience possible in Newark’s Downtown Arts District. Here are some new details we have added to let you plan your trip:

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Billy Collins at the 2014 Dodge Poetry Festival 
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Keep it green with NJ TRANSIT.

In an effort to make the Festival as green as possible through transportation, we have teamed up with NJ TRANSIT to give you a great deal: $10.50 tickets for rail round-trip tickets from anywhere in New Jersey and New York Penn Station to Downtown Newark. Buy your NJ TRANSIT tickets here!

Coming from out of town? 

If you’re travelling to the Festival, we have some deals with host hotels in Downtown Newark and the surrounding areas for you here. Book your stay early!

We <3 teachers!

So far 154 schools have signed up for Student Day! Is your school on the list? If you’re a high school teacher who would like to pre-register to bring your students to High School Student Day (Friday, October 21st) be sure to register by next Wednesday, June 15th!

Meet your “Poetry Rockstars!”

If you’re not a high school teacher, or you just want to come on your own, Teacher Day registration is open and there is space for you! On Thursday, October 20th join like-minded educators from all over for a day of poetry programming for teachers, for only a $5 registration fee.

Get your tickets, here!

Four-Day and Weekend Festival passes are on sale now!


Stay updated on the 2016 Dodge Poetry Festival as information becomes available!


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