Gonçalo M. Tavares
Gonçalo M. Tavares was born in 1970 and spent his childhood in Aveiro in northern Portugal. In 2005, Tavares won the Saramago Prize for young writers under thirty-five for his novel Jerusalem. His other novels include A máquina de Joseph Walser and Um homem: Klaus Klump. His first collection of poems, Livro da dança (Book of the Dance), was published in 2001. He teaches epistemology at the University of Lisbon.