December 21: DANIELLE LEGROS GEORGES at the Stone Soup SOUP'ed Up Holiday Party

Photo by Priscilla Harmel.


Stone Soup Poetry meets every Monday from 7-9 p.m. every Monday at the Out of The Blue Art Gallery, now at its new location at 541 Massachusetts Avenue in Central Square Cambridge, Massachusetts. On December 21, Stone Soup partners with the Society of Urban Poets to bring you a holiday party that  begins with a reading from Boston's newest Poet Laureate, Danielle Legros Georges.

Danielle Legros Georges, the current Poet Laureate of the City of Boston, is a professor in the Creative Arts in Learning Division of Lesley University. She also teaches in the Joiner Institute for the Study of War and Social Consequences summer Writer’s Workshop, University of Massachusetts, Boston. Her poems have been widely anthologized, and recent essays of hers have appeared in Others Will Enter the Gates: Immigrant Poets on Poetry, Influences and Writing in America (ed. Abayomi Animashaun) and Anywhere But Here: Black Intellectuals in the Atlantic World and Beyond (eds. Kendahl Radcliffe and Jennifer Scott). She is the author of the volume of poems Maroon. A second book of poems, The Dear Remote Nearness of You, is forthcoming from Barrow Street in 2016.