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.
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.