Marguerite "Ezili Danto" Laurent

P.O. Box 3573
Stamford, CT 06905
Phone: 
203 829 7210
Website: 

Author's Bio

Ezili Dantò/Marguerite Laurent is a performance poet and playwright. She is the author/performer of the one-woman performance series - Red, Black & Moonlight. She is a human rights lawyer, cultural and political activist and the founder and president of the Ezili’s Haitian Lawyers Leadership Network. She runs the Haitian Perspectives on-line journal and the Ezili Dantò Newsletter.

Publications and Prizes

Performances: 
Celebrating Haiti's Bicentennial, Carnegie Hall - New York, NY
(2004)
, Red, Black & Moonlight, Austin Arts Center - Hartford, CT
(2008)
, St. Martin Book Fair - St. Martin
(2006)
, Stamford Center for the Arts - Stamford, CT
(2001)
Prizes Won: 
Connecticut Playwright Fellowship, Vermont Writing Center Residency, Urban Artist Grant from Connecticut Commission on the Arts, Mayor's Art Grant from Stamford

More Information

Listed as: 
Spoken Word Artist
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
African American
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Born in: 
Haiti
Raised in: 
Haiti, CT
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Last updated: Jul 28, 2014