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ENCORES: Graywolf’s 45th Anniversary with Danez Smith (2019)

Folger Public Programs is pleased to present ENCORES, a weekly online series highlighting past performances and recalling the rich history of programming on the historic Folger stage. Enjoy Danez Smith sharing their poetry as part of the Graywolf 45th Anniversary reading.



ENCORES: The Folger Poetry Board Reading with Lucille Clifton (2008)

Folger Public Programs is pleased to present ENCORES, a weekly online series highlighting past performances and recalling the rich history of programming on the historic Folger stage. Enjoy Lucille Clifton sharing her poetry as part of the 2008 Folger Poetry Board Reading.


Resource Guide: ‘Vinegar Girl’ by Anne Tyler

On May 5, 2022 the Folger hosts its Virtual Book Club, featuring a discussion on ‘Vinegar Girl’ by Anne Tyler. To prepare for the discussion, we have pulled together a list of Folger resources related to the themes found in this contemporary retelling of Shakespeare’s ‘The Taming of the Shrew.’


Words, Words, Words: ‘Vinegar Girl’ by Anne Tyler

The Folger’s virtual book club continues on Thursday, May 5 with a discussion of ‘Vinegar Girl’ by Anne Tyler. To get ready for the conversation, we’ve compiled some introductory information on this contemporary take on Shakespeare’s ‘The Taming of the Shrew’.