Fellows' Field Reports
with Molly Williams
Members: Free | Visitors: Free with admission
Please join us to hear the 2021-2022 Mary Catherine Mooney Fellow Molly Williams, adjunct at Assumption College, talk about her project, “Taming the Potted Beast: The Strange and Sensational History of the Not-So-Humble Houseplant.”
Molly lives and works from the greater Boston area and is an alumnus of Columbia College Chicago (BA ’13) and Emerson College (MFA ’18). Her research at the BA will supplement her most recent book project, Taming the Potted Beast: The Strange and Sensational History of the Not-So-Humble Houseplants (Andrews McMeel, 2022).
Taming the Potted Beast promises to be an exciting jaunt through the wild history of the houseplant, from Ancient Egypt through the Dark Ages, to the Victorians and the plant trends the plague us in the current day - and of course, everything in-between. Molly is also an adjunct professor of writing and literature at Assumption University. She is represented by Wendy Sherman Associates Inc.