Margarita Engle, 2016 winner of the Lee Bennett Hopkins Award

Margarita Engle, 2016 winner of the Lee Bennett Hopkins Award

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Margarita Engle won the 2016 Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Award for her verse memoir, “Enchanted Air: Two Cultures, Two Wings,” about growing up as a child of two cultures, the United States and Cuba, during the Cold War.

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