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ENCORES: Emily Dickinson Poetry Reading with Aracelis Girmay (2011)

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 a selection of poems from Aracelis Girmay’s 2011 Emily Dickinson Birthday Tribute reading.





Resource Guide: ‘Hamnet’ by Maggie O’Farrell

On December 3, 2020 the Folger hosts its last Virtual Book Club of 2020 with ‘Hamnet’ by Maggie O’Farrell. To prepare for the discussion, we have pulled together a list of Folger resources related to Anne (Agnes) Hathaway, life in Stratford-upon-Avon, and Shakespeare’s iconic play of grief and mourning.