Marguerite "Ezili Danto" Laurent

Spoken Word Artist

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

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 & Prizes

Red, Black & Moonlight, Austin Arts Center - Hartford, CT (2008)
St. Martin Book Fair - St. Martin (2006)
Celebrating Haiti's Bicentennial, Carnegie Hall - New York, NY (2004)
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

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African American
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Haiti, CT
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Last update: Jul 28, 2014