Marjorie Agosín

Marjorie Agosín is the Luella LaMer Slaner Professor in Latin American Studies at Wellesley College. She is an award-winning poet and human rights activist and recently wrote her first young-adult novel, I Lived on Butterfly Hill, winner of the American Library Association Pura Belpré Award (2015). Her work addresses issues of social justice as well as the pursuit of memory. The United Nations honored her with a leadership award for her work in human rights.