The Folger Shakespeare Library: Poetry Series


Austringer Staff

Each year, the Folger Shakespeare Library presents ten to twelve poetry readings or lecture events. Check the website below for more information.

Wednesday October 16, poet Jesmyn Ward will be honored by the Eudora Welty Foundation.

Monday October 28, poets Annie Finch and Kiki Petrosino will explore witchcraft and womanhood, accompanied by rare books on witches and magic.

Monday November 4, poet and historian Katherine Hollander will be presented with the Hecht Poetry Prize.

Monday December 9, The Emily Dickinson Birthday Tribute will honor poet Tom Sleigh and artist Leslie Dill.

Monday January 20, The Folger Theatre hosts a free event combining poetry with speeches by Dr. King, Frederick Douglass, and more.

To see a complete listing of events and information, click here.