Island Heart

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Product Details

Price
$16.00
Publisher
Subpress
Publish Date
Pages
108
Dimensions
5.4 X 7.3 X 0.3 inches | 0.35 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781734130010
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About the Author

Ida Faubert was born in 1882 in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. She was among the rare women writers whose work appeared under her own name in early 20th-century Haitian literary publications.

Danielle Legros Georges is a writer, translator, academic, and author of several books of poetry including The Dear Remote Nearness of You, winner of the New England Poetry Club’s Sheila Margaret Motten book prize. She is a professor in and director of the Lesley University MFA program in Creative Writing, and taught in the Joiner Institute for the Study of War and Social Consequences Writer’s Workshop, at the University of Massachusetts, Boston for more than a decade. Her awards include fellowships from the Massachusetts Cultural Council, the Boston Foundation, and the Black Metropolis Research Consortium. The Massachusetts Artists Leaders Coalition recognized her civic work with a Champion of Artists Award in 2017. She was appointed the second Poet Laureate of the city of Boston, serving in the role from 2015 to 2019. Her most recent work is a book of translations from the French, Island Heart: The Poems of Ida Faubert, published by Subpress Collective in 2021.