Barco de Papel Cultural Center presented the poetry work of Margarita Drago Un Gato de Ojos Grandes me Mira Fijamente on June 3 2017.
Margarita Drago is originally from Argentina. As an expolitical prisoner and writer she has represented Argentina in congresses in the United States, Brazil, Peru, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Honduras, Guatemala, El Salvador, Canada, Spain, and France. She has published six poetry books, and articles in newspapers and literary, educational, and human rights journals as well as articles on pedagogy of teaching children. Her study: Sister María de Jesús Tomelín (1579-1637), Conceptionist from Puebla de Los Ángeles: A Failed Construction of a Saint was published by Editorial Pliegos, Madrid, in 2019. Her book Memory Tracks: Fragments from Prison (1975-1980) which recounts her memories as an Argentinean political prisoner from 1975 to 1980, was declared of cultural interest by the Honorable Chambers of Deputies of the Republic of Argentina. Dr. Drago has been invited to national and international symposiums, conferences and congresses.She’s a professor at York College CUNY.