Danielle Legros Georges is a writer, artist, and teacher whose areas of interest include the arts and education, contemporary American poetry, Caribbean literature and studies, and literary translation. Legros Georges’ awards include a 2015 Brother Thomas Artists Fellowship; a 2014 Massachusetts Cultural Council Artist Fellowship in Poetry; and a 2013 Black Metropolis Research Consortium Fellowship/Andrew W. Mellon Grant. She has been a collaborator on the Black Mountain College Exhibition at the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston, and Boston Raining Poetry Project with MassPoetry. She is a professor in the Creative Arts and Learning Division of Lesley University, and a faculty member of the Joiner Institute Summer Writers’ Workshop, at the University of Massachusetts, Boston. In 2016 she was awarded an honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters from Emerson College. She is Poet Laureate of the city of Boston.