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Danielle Georges

Lesley University
Danielle Legros Georges is the former Poet Laureate of Boston; a professor of creative writing at Lesley University; the creative editor of six salon, a digital forum for explorations of Caribbean literature; and a contributing editor to the literary magazines Salamander and Consequence Forum. Her most recent books are Island Heart, translations of the poems of 20th-century Haitian-French writer Ida Faubert (Subpress Books, 2021) and The Dear Remote Nearness of You (Barrow Street, 2016). Her literary awards include fellowships from the American Antiquarian Society, the Massachusetts Cultural Council, MASS MoCA, the PEN/Heim Translation Fund, and the Black Metropolis Research Consortium.