Sibylla Brodzinsky has spent more than 20 years writing about Latin American politics, human rights, and social issues. She has worked and lived in Venezuela, Chile, France, and the Dominican Republic and currently is based in Colombia.
Sibylla is co-editor, with Max Schoening, of Throwing Stones at the Moon (McSweeney's, 2012), a compilation of oral histories form Colombians displaced by violence, part of the Voice of Witness series. She has also written for The Economist, The Guardian, TIME Magazine, The Washington Post, The Miami Herald, The Houston Chronicle, MSNBC.com, USA Today, and The London Times. Sibylla is fully bilingual in English and Spanish and writes in both languages. She is also fluent in French and can mostly make herself understood in Portuguese. She has traveled extensively in Africa, the Indian subcontinent, and Asia. Sibylla holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in magazine journalism and political science from Syracuse University and studied international relations at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes Internationales in Paris.