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    Marking the 450th Anniversary of William Shakespeare’s Birth

    For more photos from the sites of William’s Shakespeare life, explore the Shakespeare’s Birthplace, Globe Theater and Shakespeare’s Grave location pages.

    Every year at the end of April, a celebration of the life and works of the great playwright William Shakespeare takes place in the market town of Stratford-upon-Avon, England. Shakespeare was born there in 1564 and cultural celebrations in Stratford’s streets, with entertainers, street performers and traditional Morris dancers, go back hundreds of years.

    From his plays to his sonnets, Shakespeare’s extensive works have produced a legacy of characters, ideas, histories and, of course, words—it is thought he contributed more than 2,000 to the English language. His plays are a staple on many school curriculums, and continue to be reinterpreted on stage, rewritten in fiction and retold on screen.

    The man himself is still very much a mystery and few details exist about his private life. Shakespeare married Anne Hathaway with whom he bore three children, before relocating to London to pursue his acting and writing career. He died at the age of 52 on April 23, 1616—a date which fell very near to his birthday in the same month (the exact date is unknown).

    This year marks the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare’s birth and, on Saturday, a special procession will take place in Stratford, ending with celebrants laying flowers on Shakespeare’s grave in the Holy Trinity Church. The world-renowned Royal Shakespeare Company will also host a full program of shows.

    Happy birthday, Shakespeare! Read what the Globe Theater has in store to celebrate

     
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    See that? That would be my newest chapbook, all dressed up with nowhere to go…yet. And that’s where you come in!

    17 poems bled over by yours truly, printed in between some fancy silver, all tied up with string. 

    I’m selling these lovelies all through April & May, and would love to send you one. Click the yellow button and all this magic is yours for the reading. 

    Happy National Poetry Month!

    Hey, y’all.

    This woman is my best friend, soul twin, mentor, confidant, the person that keeps me from ripping all my hair out at least 6 times a day, one of the most skilled writers I know, a careful craftswoman of story and song, and a woman made from greatness. Absolutely.

    If I were you- I would order the hell outta this book. It WILL be your best purchase all year. It will change your whole life around.

    The bestie loves me so hard. 💜

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    Hey, y’all.

    I did this interview for a project my friend Hanif is doing for the month of April. I answered ten questions about my art and my world and I’d love if you took a second to read it!

    300questions.wordpress.com

    Yay!