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Megan Marshall and Danielle Legros Georges Reading

September 15, 2015 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

The Writing, Literature & Publishing Department at Emerson College invites you to the first reading in the 2015-2016 Faculty/Alumni Reading Series featuring Pulitzer-Prize winner Professor Megan Marshall and Boston’s poet laureate Danielle Legros Georges ’86.

Megan Marshall is an award-winning American scholar, writer, and biographer. Her first biography, The Peabody Sisters: Three Women Who Ignited American Romanticism (2005), won the Massachusetts Book Award in Nonfiction and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in biography and memoir. Her second biography, Margaret Fuller: A New American Life (2013), won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography and the Massachusetts Book Award in Nonfiction.


Danielle Legros Georges is an essayist, translator, and author of the book of poems, Maroon (Curbstone Press, 2001). She was recently named Boston’s new poet laureate. Legros Georges has received fellowships from LEF and the Massachusetts Cultural Council, and her awards in writing include the PEN New England Discovery Award. She is currently a Professor at Lesley University.


September 15, 2015
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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Second Floor of The Little Building at 80 Boylston Street
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