New York-born writer Magda Bogin
has lived extensively in Mexico, France, Italy and Russia. She has taught in the writing programs of Columbia, Princeton and City College, CUNY, was editorial writer and editorial page editor at El Diario/La Prensa, the Spanish-language daily in New York, and is the founder of Under the Volcano
, an international program of writing master classes that convenes every January in the village of Tepoztlán, Mexico.
Bogin is a former Kellogg National Fellow and the recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment of the Humanities, the National Endowment of the Arts, the New York Foundation of the Arts, the Russian writers’ colony at Peredelkino and, most recently, from Château Lavigny, in Switzerland.