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Words, Words, Words: ‘All’s Well’ by Mona Awad

The Folger’s virtual book club continues on Monday, December 6 with a discussion of Mona Awad’s ‘All’s Well.’ To get ready for the conversation, we’ve compiled some introductory information on this dark mash-up of Shakespeare’s ‘All’s Well That Ends Well’ and ‘Macbeth.’



Poetic Pairings: Elizabeth Alexander and Rioja Alavesa

‘Shakespeare’s Sisters: Say Her Name’ is an online writing seminar that celebrates the poetry of Black women in America. We are pleased to bring you a special collaboration with DCanter wines, pairing a poem from the Shakespeare’s Sisters curriculum with a recommended wine each Monday of the seminar.



Poetic Pairings: Rita Dove and Ragana Bianco PetNat

‘Shakespeare’s Sisters: Say Her Name’ is an online writing seminar that celebrates the poetry of Black women in America. We are pleased to bring you a special collaboration with DCanter wines, pairing a poem from the Shakespeare’s Sisters curriculum with a recommended wine each Monday of the seminar.


ENCORES: Revisiting The Gunpowder Plot of 1605

Folger Public Programs is pleased to present ENCORES, a bi-weekly online series highlighting past performances and recalling the rich history of programming on the historic Folger stage. This week, Learning and Engagement Librarian Rachel B. Dankert presents collection items related to the Gunpowder Plot of 1605.


Poetic Pairings: Lucille Clifton and MIL Historias

‘Shakespeare’s Sisters: Say Her Name’ is an online writing seminar that celebrates the poetry of Black women in America. We are pleased to bring you a special collaboration with DCanter wines, pairing a poem from the Shakespeare’s Sisters curriculum with a recommended wine each Monday of the seminar.


Poetic Pairings: Margaret Walker and Equality Vines

‘Shakespeare’s Sisters: Say Her Name’ is an online writing seminar that celebrates the poetry of Black women in America. We are pleased to bring you a special collaboration with DCanter wines, pairing a poem from the Shakespeare’s Sisters curriculum with a recommended wine each Monday of the seminar.


Words, Words, Words: ‘The Porpoise’ by Mark Haddon

The Folger’s virtual book club, Words, Words, Words continues on Thursday, November 4 with a discussion of Mark Haddon’s ‘The Porpoise.’ To get ready for the conversation, we’ve compiled some introductory information on this innovative reimagining of Shakespeare’s ‘Pericles.’