Gabriela Mistral was the only Latin American woman to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature. After receiving the Prize, she suggested she had won "because I was the candidate of the women and children." She died in New York City in 1957. These prose poems are from a collection of her verse, prose poems, and essays, entitled Gabriela Mistral: A Reader (available from White Pine Press). ["Contributor Note" from original publication, 1997.]
Fiction | Poetry
The Prose Poem: An International Journal:
Vol. 6, Article 39.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.providence.edu/prosepoem/vol6/iss1/39