Marjorie Agosin, 24th Annual ODU Literary Festival


Marjorie Agosin

Document Type

Featured Participant

Festival Date



Mills Godwin Jr. Life Sciences Building - Auditorium

Author/Artist Bio

Marjorie Agosin, is an award-winning poet who was recently honored with a United Nations Leadership Award for Human Rights. A professor of Spanish at Wellesley College, she has written many books of poetry and fiction, and as an editor, she has introduced many Latin American writers, especially women, to English-speaking readers. Her works include In the Absence of Shadows, Starry Night, Dear Anne Frank, Always From Somewhere Else, Celebration of Memory: Growing up Jewish in Latin America, The Alphabet in My Hands, A Cross and a Star: Memoirs of a Jewish Girl in Chile.


Agosin read on Wednesday, October 3, 2001 at 8:00 p.m.


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