Magela Baudoin is a Bolivian journalist, writer and teacher. She was born in Bolivia in 1973. Throughout her 20 years of journalistic career, she has published articles, reports, interviews, and columns in various Bolivian newspapers and magazines, such as La Razón, La Prensa, and Nueva Crónica. She has a master’s degree in Journalistic, Institutional, and Business Communication, and a specialization in Corporate Communication. She is director of the Rodriguez & Baudoin communication agency. Baudoin has been founder and coordinator of the creative writing program at the Private University of Santa Cruz. Her first book, published in 2010, brings together interviews with controversial Bolivian women, in which Baudoin mixes journalistic and literary resources. In 2014, she was awarded the XVI Alfaguara National Prize for Novel, and in 2015 she received the Gabriel García Márquez Ibero-American Short Story Award.
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