Magela Baudoin

Bolivia, 1973

Magela Baudoin is a journalist, writer and professor. Throughout her career in journalism, she has published articles, reports, interviews and columns in different newspapers, weeklies and magazines in Bolivia such as La Razón, La Prensa and Nueva Crónica. She is the founder and coordinator of the Creative Writing programme at the Universidad Privada de Santa Cruz de la Sierra (UPSA), where she also teaches. Her first book, Mujeres de costado (Women on the Side) was literary journalism: a collection of interviews with controversial Bolivian women. With El sonido de la H (The Sound of H), she won the 16th National Novel Prize (Bolivia) in 2014 while La composición de la sal (published in English as Sleeping Dragons) won the Gabriel García Márquez Spanish American Short Story Award in 2015. She is currently studying for a doctorate in literature in the USA.

Magela Baudoin inaugurates the book fair in Calcutta, India, published in Página Siete. (spanish)

"A writer of admirable talent."
Alberto Manguel

© Robert Brockmann

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By Magela Baudoin

  • The Sound of H

    NOVEL, 2015

    NATIONAL PRIZE FOR THE NOVEL IN 2014 (BOLIVIA) This story is a desperate cry. It is the cry of H. One day, Mar and Rafaela, teenagers about to leave school, become friends under unusual...

  • Sleeping Dragons

    SHORT STORIES, 2014.

    GABRIEL GARCÍA MÁRQUEZ SPANISH-AMERICAN SHORT-STORY  PRIZE  All the stories in La composición de la sal (The Composition of Salt), portray everyday...

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