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Folger Theatre
201 East Capitol Street, SE Washington, DC 20003
202-544-7077
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Edward P. Jones was a finalist for the 2007 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction with his short story collection, All Aunt Hagar’s Children. He is the author of The Known World, winner of the Pulitzer Prize; and the short story collection Lost in the City, a finalist for the National Book Award. Jones lives in Washington, DC.

Dinaw Mengestu is the author of the recent novel The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears. Mengestu immigrated to the U.S. during the communist revolution in Ethiopia and is a graduate of Georgetown University and of Columbia University’s MFA program in fiction. He is the recipient of a 2006 fellowship in fiction from the New York Foundation for the Arts.

<em>The Displaced</em> <em>We Wear the Masks</em> Forrest Gander and Javier Zamora: O. B. Hardison Poetry Series Authors Angela Flournoy, Marcus Guillory & Margo Jefferson The 37th Annual PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction <em>As You Like It</em> <em>Disney on Ice Presents Dream Big</em> <em>Copenhagen</em> Monster Jam Chris Kattan <em>Treasure Island</em>