The 2020 Awards Ceremony for the eleventh annual Gabriela Mistral Poetry Competition.
Host and competition chair Anna Deeny hosts a Zoom event featuring the contest winners and poet Rosabetty Muñoz.
More information and the published winners are available to read at Georgetown University's Plaza Publica.
Sponsored by the Celtino Foundation and in collaboration with The Library of Congress, the annual competition is open to DC area youth from ages 11 to 19 - more information can be sought by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Un río suena siempre cerca.
Ha cuarenta años que lo siento.
Es canturía de mi sangre
o bien un ritmo que me dieron.
A river sounds ceaseless near.
For forty years I’ve sensed it.
It is the singsong of my blood
or a rhythm I was gifted.