Donney Rose

Poet. Teacher. 

Community Activist and Poet at work.

Donney Rose poses near Baton Rouge Gallery.

Check out these articles/interviews 

showcasing poet/teaching artist/community activist, Donney Rose's work and artistry. 


Southern Alumnus Honored by Kennedy Center, The Southern Digest, March 2018

Donney Rose and Desiree Dallagiacomo co-host the spoken word podcast, Drawl.

That Drawl, Y’all, DIG, February 2018


Forty under 40 Q&A: Donney Rose, Greater Baton Rouge Business Report, December 2017

Seeking Justice, [225], May 2017

Donney Rose attending a rally at the corner store where Alton Sterling was killed by Baton Rouge Police.


DHS students learn the power of poetry, The Donaldsonville Chief, February 2016


Donney Rose shares the power of poetry with three young black men at Donaldsonville High School.
Donney Rose and his wife, Leslie. From The Advocate article Poetic Pair.

Poetic Pair: BR couple to showcase poetry, The Advocate, December 2015

The Crying Buck book by Donney Rose

REVIEW: The Crying Buck - Donney Rose, The Poetry Question, August 2015

Words on paper, DIG, June 2015

Men to Watch: Donney Rose, The Drum, January 2015

Donney Rose performs at a rally.


The wrong right turn, DIG, September 2014

Article on Donney Rose in DIG magazine, 2015.

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