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Readings

Calendar of poetry readings by Catherine Doty

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Readings by Catherine Doty

Sunday, April 14, 2019 2 pm –4 pm
Tea & Poetry
MONDO, 426 Springfield Avenue Summit, New Jersey

This is a poetry reading partnership of the Tiferet journal and The Writers Circle. It is a an afternoon of tea & poetry, with Tiferet/TWC poets Catherine Doty, Priscilla Orr, and Tiferet publisher Donna Baier Stein.

An open mic will follow the reading.

Information at http://tiferetjournal.com/events/tea-and-poetry/

The event is free and open to the public, but registrations are strongly suggested via email.


March 23, 2019 - 1 pm- 8:30 pm - Morristown, NJ
What Is It, Then, Between Us? Poetry & Democracy

Each March, every member organization of the national Poetry Coalition offers programming related to a shared theme of social importance. In 2017, it was migration; it 2018, it was the body. This year, it’s democracy.

Dodge Poetry’s contribution to this national project is a free, public event we’ll be hosting in our neighborhood of Morristown, New Jersey on Saturday, March 23 2019 from 1:00-8:30 p.m.

 
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This event will feature poetry readings, conversations, Q&A, panel talks, performances and writing activities led by poets.
Participating poets include Janet Aalfs • Jan Beatty • Reginald Dwayne Betts • Cortney Lamar Charleston • Catherine Doty • Rigoberto Gonzalez • Joe Weil • Rachel Wiley, along with speakers from the New Jersey Institute for Social Justice and musicians the Parkington Sisters.

Afternoon sessions will take place from 1:00-2:30 pm and 3:00-4:30 pm at the Mayo Performing Arts Center, the Morristown & Morris Township Library, St. Peter’s Episcopal Church and Church of the Redeemer. These sessions will include: several poets reading poems & joining in conversation with participants; conversations and panel talks; writing activities.The subjects we’ll be exploring together include youth incarceration and voting rights for previously incarcerated citizens; LGBTQ rights; the lives of the working poor; and more.

The evening’s music and poetry performance, “In Praise: a Thousand Ways to Kneel and Kiss the Earth,” will celebrate gratitude across boundaries of race, creed, sexual orientation, ethnicity and gender and will feature music by the Parkington Sisters.

You can register for the afternoon sessions only, the evening event only, or both! Registration link If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to reach out to us at poetryprogram@grdodge.org


March 20, 2018   8 pm
Carriage House Poetry Series
Watson Road
Fanwood, New Jersey
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Catherine Doty will read in Fanwood, New Jersey as part of the Carriage House Poetry Series. 
Susan Balik will also be a featured reader that evening, and an open reading will follow.
This Series was established in 1998 and has featured both nationally-known and local poets. Some past readers include Gerald Stern, Mark Doty, Stephen Dunn, Alicia Ostriker, Patricia Smith, Taylor Mali, Maria Mazziotti Gillan, and Laura Boss.