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Poetry Reading: Danielle Georges
Monday, November 7, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Danielle Legros Georges is a writer and educator. The current Poet Laureate of Boston, she is the author of two books of poems, Maroon and The Dear Remote Nearness Her poems and essays have appeared in national and international publications and literary journals including The Boston Globe, La Macchina Sognante, Black Renaissance Noire, Transition, Encarta Africana and in a number of anthologies. She teaches at Lesley University.
The Dear Remote Nearness will both move your heart and rattle you to the core. These lyrical, poignant, and powerful poems show Danielle Legros Georges’ deep intellect and profound empathy, as well as her endless gifts as a poet, storyteller, and a brilliant oracle of the human spirit.
—Edwidge Danticat, novelist and short-story writer