Gabriela Mistral

Gabriela Mistral (1889-1957) was a renowned Chilean poet, educator, diplomat, and feminist whose prolific writings captivated imaginations throughout the Spanish-speaking world. The first Latin American to win the Nobel Prize in Literature, she received several honorary doctorates and the National Literary Prize in Chile. Her best-known volumes include Desolaci n, Lecturas para mujeres, Tala, and Lagar. Passionate friendships with notable men and women, appreciation of the natural world, and...See more