Danielle Legros Georges

New England Poetry Club’s 2016 Sheila Margaret Motton Book Prize Winner | Boston’s second poet laureate

Danielle Legros Georges

New England Poetry Club’s 2016 Sheila Margaret Motton Book Prize Winner | Boston’s second poet laureate

Biography

Danielle Legros Georges, Haiti-born, US author of two poetry collections, The Dear Remote Nearness of You (2016), winner of the New England Poetry Club’s 2016 Sheila Margaret Motton Book Prize, and Maroon (2001). She is a professor at Lesley University and in 2014 was named Boston’s second poet laureate.