EventsThree Leaves: A Conversation on Haitian Poets with Danielle Legros Georges

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Three Leaves: A Conversation on Haitian Poets with Danielle Legros Georges

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Mattapan

Description

Join professor and former Boston Poet Laureate Danielle Legros Georges for a conversation on poets Ida Faubert and Félix Morrisseau - Leroy, to be followed by a reading by Legros Georges of her own work.

Danielle Legros Georges’s poetry and critical work sits in the fields of contemporary U.S. poetry, Black and African-diasporic literature, Caribbean/Latin American and Haitian studies, and literary translation. She has received recent fellowships and grants from the Massachusetts Cultural Council, MASS MoCA, and the PEN/Heim Translation Fund. Her poems have been published widely, and contained in commissions and collaborations nationally and internationally. She was appointed Poet Laureate of Boston in 2014 and served in the role through 2019. She is a professor of creative writing at Lesley University. For more information on her work, visit daniellelegrosgeorges.com.

About the BPL's COVID-19 health and safety protocols:

  • Program attendees are recommended to wear masks covering the nose and mouth.
  • Read the BPL's latest COVID-19 guidelines for visiting the library.
  • Program performer will remove their mask during the program.
    Program:
    Haitian Heritage Month
    Suitable for:
    Young Adults (Ages 20-34)
    All Adults
    Older Adults
    Type:
    Author Talk
    Talks & Lectures
    Featured Events
    Language:
    English

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