Magela Baudoin

Bolivia, 1973

Magela Baudoin is a Bolivian writer and journalist. She is the author of the interview collection Mujeres de Costado (Women from the Side, Plural 2010); the novel El sonido de la H (The Sound of H), which won the National Award for the Novel in 2014 (Santillana-Bolivia); and the story collection La composición de la sal (The Composition of Salt, Plural 2014), which won the Gabriel García Márquez Award for the Hispanic American Story (2015) and has been translated into English, Portuguese and Arabic as well as being published in Colombia, Mexico, Bolivia, Argentina, Peru, Chile, Ecuador, Spain, Brazil, Egypt and the USA. She is editor of the Bolivian literary annual El Ansia and, together with the writer Giovanna Rivero, the publishing collection Mantis, which promotes the work of women writers from Hispanic America. She founded and coordinated the Creative Writing Programme at the Universidad Privada de Santa Cruz de la Sierra (UPSA) where she also teaches. 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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PUBLISHED BY: Spain NAVONA | Arabic AL ARABI | Argentina LIBROS DEL ZORZAL | Bolivia SANTILLANA / PLURAL | Brasil ARTE & LETRA | Colombia ICONO | Chile CATALONIA | Ecuador EL ÁNGEL | Mexico ALMADÍA | Peru UNIVERSIDAD CÉSAR VALLEJO | English worldwide SCHAFFNER PRESS

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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