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Danielle Legros Georges

Danielle Legros Georges is a poet, writer, and professor at Lesley University. In 2014 she was appointed Poet Laureate of the City of Boston, a position from which she acts as an advocate for poetry, language, and the arts, and creates a unique artistic legacy through public readings and civic events. She also teaches in the Joiner Institute for the Study of War and Social Consequences Writers' Workshop, University of Massachusetts Boston. She is the author of a volume of poems, Maroon (Northwestern University Press, 2001), and articles, essays, and reviews in the areas of Caribbean literature and studies, American poetry, and literary translation. Her poems have been widely anthologized.