― Joan Didion, The Year of Magical Thinking
Pandora Dylan Gorman is an American born author and translator. She was born in New York City. Pandora grew up in England, Europe, and Latin America. Her influences are in British, American and European literature as well as Latin American literature.
The author is an American who grew up in Argentina during the years of The Disappeared. She stands for working towards ending human trafficking and the modern slavery it perpetuates.
The author lived in England and in Europe for many years. She wrote her first novel On Zero which wrestles with the theme of faith and coming of age in a foreign country , at the age of twenty two, and returned to the United States where she had a career in translation and interpreting, and did not attempt to publish . She has continued to write while traveling and working in industry.
On returning to the United States the author served as interpreter in New York City Federal and State Criminal Courts . She worked as a medical interpreter at a major city hospital before entering the internet industry where she worked in cyber security, and continued to write. She is a classical guitarist , and a fan of classical and flamenco guitar.She loves the music of Buenos Aires and its spoken language *lunfardo* . She loves tango music and the milonga, both traditional Argentine dances. She appreciates the intense melancholy character that permeates Argentina's music and literature, and lends it profound beauty.
Pandora has worked extensively in industry, hospital and court settings and stands for human rights, freedom of the press, and the democratic values on which our country was founded. All thanks for the writing and publishing go to a Higher Love.
Pandora's cousin, Mia Goldman is a film director, writer, and editor. Her film Open Window was shown at Sundance . Her uncle, Bo Goldman is an American film icon . He wrote the Oscar winning screenplay for the film
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest . Pandora Dylan Gorman counts Paul Bowles, Virginia Woolf, Alberto Moravia, Evelyn Waugh, Luisa Valenzuela, Ernesto Sabato, Jorge Amado, Marguerite Duras, Maria Elena Walsh, Mafalda, Caetano Veloso, Lauren Daigle, Eduardo Galeano,Federico García Lorca, Isaac Bashevic Singer, Francoise Sagan, Pier Paolo Passolini, Alberto Moravia, and André Gide among her influencers.
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