Rozzie Reads Poetry

Rozzie Reads Poetry


Rozzie Reads Poetry Open Mic
March 23, 7 pm – 9 pm, Roslindale House

The featured poets will be Carolyn Gregory and David Surette


Rozzie Reads Poetry Discussion
March 28, 7 pm – 8:30 pm, Roslindale House

Send (and bring) 2 poems you’re fond of.


Danielle Legros GeorgesOpen Mic: Poets of Color
Thursday, April 27, 7 pm, Roslindale House

Featured Poet: Boston Poet Laureate Danielle Legros Georges

Rozzie Reads Poetry will host a special open mic featuring Danielle Legros Georges reading her own work and members of the Friends will read works by other poets of color.

Danielle Legros Georges is a professor in the Creative Arts and Learning Division at Lesley University. Her areas of academic interest include arts and education, contemporary American poetry, African-American poetry, Caribbean literature and studies, and literary translation. A writer and poet, Legros Georges has been widely recognized a variety of recognition for her work with and recent literary awards such as the 2014 Massachusetts Cultural Council Artist Fellowship in Poetry; the 2012 Massachusetts Cultural Council Finalist in Poetry; Lesley University Faculty Development Grants; and a 2013 Black Metropolis Research Consortium Fellowship/Andrew W. Mellon Grant.