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educator , writer

Carmen Boullosa, Mexican educator, writer. Recipient Anna Seghers Prize, Berlin Academy Arts, 1997, Café Gijón de Novela, Ayuntamiento de Gijón, Spain, 2008; Guggenheim, Guggenheim Foundation, 1992, Fellow, Cullman Center Scholars and Writers,NYPL, 2001-2002. Founder Casa Refugio Citlaltépetl, Mexico City; Master: Café Nueva York; member: Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association.

Background

Boullosa, Carmen was born on September 4, 1954 in Mexico City, Mexico. Daughter of Fernando Boullosa and Esther Velázquez.

Career

Distinguished visitor San Diego State University, 1990—2001. Visiting professor Georgetown University, Washington, 1998. Chair alfonso reyes Sorbonne University, Paris, 2001.

Chair andrés bello New York University, 2002—2003. Visiting professor Columbia University, 2003—2004. Distinguished lecturer City University of New York, since 2004.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (novels) Antes (Xavier Villaurrutia, 1989), La Milagrosa (LiberaturPreis from Frankfurt), They´re Cows, We´re Pigs, Cleopatra Dismounts, (short stories) Bomb Magazine. Contributor to jourl.

Membership

Founder Casa Refugio Citlaltépetl, Mexico City. Master: Café Nueva York. Member: Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association.

Connections

Married Michael Wallace, April 21, 1942. Life partner Alejandro Aura, March 1, 1944 (divorced). Children: María Aura, Juan Aura.

father:
Fernando Boullosa

mother:
Esther Velázquez

spouse:
Michael Wallace

child:
María Aura Boullosa

child:
Juan Aura Boullosa