Margarita Gokun Silver is a freelance writer and a novelist.
Margarita's writing has appeared in The New York Times, BBC, The Wall Street Journal, NPR, The Washington Post, The Atlantic, The Forward, The Guardian, The Christian Science Monitor, Smithsonian, Vox, The Writer's Digest, Haaretz, The Tablet, Saveur, Hakai Magazine, The Jewish Journal, Ozy, Quartz, The Billfold, ExtraCrispy, and Hemispheres among others.
When she isn't writing, Margarita paints and her paintings have been published in many literary and art journals.
- Most recent byline in JTA - A new Torah scroll symbolizes a Liberal Jewish revival in the Czech Republic
- Won a Narratively contest for a story to be printed on their very first tote bag
- Interviewed by PRI's The World (at 15') www.pri.org/programs/pris-world/relief-efforts-texas-sheriff-joes-pardon-and-plastic-bags about The New York Times essay (Back-to-School Clothes, Back in the USSR)
- Latest Exhibition at Casa Sefarad, Madrid, Spain (Calle Mayor 69) - April 20 to May 25, 2017