founder & director
New York-based writer Magda Bogin is the founder and director of Under the Volcano. Novelist, translator, poet and librettist, she has taught in the writing programs of Columbia, Princeton and City College, CUNY, and was editorial writer and editorial page editor at El Diario/La Prensa, the Spanish-language daily in New York.
Mexico City native Gabriela Damián Miravete writes fiction and essays that embody her passion for fantasy and science fiction. She teaches master level courses on the relationship between film and literature in Mexico City, where she is a founding member of the art and science collective Cúmulo de Tesla.
Laura Garibay was born in Mexico City, where she studied literature and pedagogy. After working for many years as a Montessori classroom teacher, she became a trainer and coach in pedagogy for teachers in private and public schools in Mexico.
board of directors
Lourdes Arizpe / Sandra Cisneros / Janet Dawson / Laura Garibay / David Huerta / Jonathan Levi / Paul Muldoon / Nelly Rosario / Ann Folwell / Stanford / Gobi Stromberg / Ginger Thompson / Luisa Valenzuela
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