Marjorie Agosin


Marjorie Agosin is an award winning poet, Human Rights activist and a professor at Wellesley College. She has authored almost twenty books of poetry and memoir and has also edited numerous anthologies dedicated to Latin-American women writers. She has been recognized by the government of Chile with the Gabriela Mistral Medal of Honor for Life Achievement in 2002 and nominated for the Neustad Prize for World Literature in 2003 and 2005. In 1998 she was honored by the United Nations for her Human rights work. Among her most recent titles are Cartographies Meditation on Travel in 2004 and At The Threshold of Memory; New and Selected Poems in 2003. Forthcoming books include Secrets in the Sand the Women of Ciudad Juarez and Writings Towards Hope. Agosín will teach workshops during morning sessions.