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24th Annual Literary Festival
Old Dominion University
October 1-5, 2001

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.

[extracted from 2001 brochure]

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