spring-arts-guide - all kinds of events
- Folger Elizabethan Theatre
Jan. 26—March 6
Tuesday, February 23 at 7:30 p.m.
Ng, the author of Everything I Never Told You, and John Wray, author of Lowboy discuss the ways families and danger intersect in their work at this reading presented by the PEN/Faulkner Foundation.
Thursday, March 10 at 6:30 p.m.
The contemporary poets share their work, which celebrates the natural world, at this reading presented in conjunction with the Phillips Collection's "Seeing Nature: Landscape Masterworks" exhibition.
Monday, March 14 at 7:30 p.m.
The author, a winner of the Man Booker Prize, discusses his new book, Shylock is My Name, a unique retelling of The Merchant of Venice.
Monday, March 21 at 7:30 p.m.
At this reading centered around the intersection of fiction, nonfiction, and life, novelist Jackson and essayist Jamison read from their intensely personal events.
Monday, April 11 at 7:30 p.m.
Like the playwright whose name appears on the building, these three contemporary poets have mastered the sonnet and discuss what they like about the form at this reading.
April 21—May 8
Monday, May 2 at 7:30 p.m.
Readers and writers, including Madison Smartt Bell, Stephen Goodwin, and Lauren Groff, pay tribute to the late novelist, who served as chairman of the PEN/Faulkner Foundation for 30 years.
Saturday, May 14 at 7 p.m.
Authors and readers come together at this annual celebration that the honors the best works of fiction published by an American citizen in a calendar year.
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