Lucila Godoy Alcayaga

Lucila Godoy Alcayaga, known by her pseudonym Gabriela Mistral, was one of the great poets of the twentieth century. Born in Vicuña, Chile, she spent much of her adult years living overseas as part of a successful career as both an educator and a diplomat. In 1945 Mistral became the first Latin American, and fifth woman, to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature.

5 Gabriela Mistral Translations

Gabriela Mistral is a central figure in 20th Century Latin American poetry. She was the first Latin American writer to win the Nobel Prize (in 1945), and to this day is the only Latin American woman to have won the …

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