Marjorie Agosín is the Luella Lamer Slaner Professor of Latin American
studies at Wellesley College. She is a prolific poet, essayist and
memorialist. An award-wining poet and Human Rights activist, she has
been honoured with the Gabriela Mistral Medal of Honour for life-time
achievement, the United Nation Leadership Award, and in 2006 she won
the International Latino Literary Award for her book, El Angel de
la Memoria. She lives between Wellesley and Costa Brava, Chile.