Poets Joel Diaz-Porter and Paulette Beete read original works that respond to Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. Porter has taken top prizes in the National Poetry Slam and Haiku Slam Championships. Beete is the author of two chapbooks and has received awards for her poetry and fiction. Advanced online registration is highly recommended for this free Folger Friday program.
Event begins at 6:00PM
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