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March 16, 2020
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About the Author
Marjorie Agosin has been teaching at Wellesley College for more than thirty years. Apart from being an academic, she is also a poet, a novelist, and a human rights activist. Considered one of the most prolific and versatile writers in the Americas, she has been recognized by the United Nations with the Human Rights Leadership Award, and by the Chilean government with the Gabriela Mistral prize. She is also a poet laureate for the Harvard Refugee Trauma Program. She is the author of more than fifty books that include narrative poetry, theatre and memoirs. Among her most renowned books are I Lived on Butterfly Hill, winner of the Pura Belpre Prize, and her most recent collection of poetry, Las Islas Blancas (The White Islands). Agosin divides her time between Concon Chile, Wellesley Massachusetts, and the coast of Maine.
PhD Tel-Aviv University, is a photographer living and working in Santiago, Chile. His work has been shown in group and individual exhibits in Chile, Argentina, Brazil, USA and Israel. As part of the Salto collective, he received the City Award 2010 for La Victoria of Everyone. He was also awarded the Fondart 2015 (National Grant for the Arts) for his work, On the Threshold of Oblivion. He is currently working on projects related to memory and identity.
Alison Ridley teaches Spanish at Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia. She received her doctorate from Michigan State University. She wrote her dissertation on silence in the Spanish picaresque novel, but her current scholarly research focuses on the theatre of Antonio Buero Vallejo. She has published articles and book reviews in various academic journals, and translations in three books edited by Marjorie Agosín.