Danielle Georges is a poet, essayist, author, and translator, and a recent recipient of a Massachusetts Cultural Council Artist Fellowship in Poetry.
Professional Title: Associate Professor
Areas of Academic Focus and Expertise: Contemporary American poetry, African-American poetry, Caribbean literature and studies, post-colonial studies.
Area of Work and Concentration at Lesley: Arts, art integration
Representative List of Recent Courses Taught: The Language of Poetry
Education: BSSP Communication Studies, Emerson College; MFA, New York University
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Literary Readings at Harvard Bookstore, The American Antiquarian Society and other venues.
Danielle Legros Georges is a poet, essayist, and translator, and the author of a book of poems, Maroon (Curbstone Press, 2001). Her work has appeared in numerous literary journals and anthologies, and been featured on National Public Radio, The Bill Moyers Journal (PBS), and The Voice of America programs. Her awards for writing include MacDowell Colony and LEF fellowships, and the PEN New England Discovery Award. She is a visiting faculty member of the William Joiner Center, University of Massachusetts Boston, and leads the Greater Brockton Society for Poetry and the Arts Poetry Workshop.
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