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Angola

Djaimilia Pereira de Almeida

Djaimilia Pereira de Almeida was born in Luanda, Angola, in 1982. A graduate of the New University of Lisbon and of the University of Lisbon, she was one of the recipients of serrote’s...

João Melo

João Melo is a writer, journalist, advertising executive, and professor. He was born in Luanda in 1955. He studied in Coimbra and Luanda and in Rio de Janeiro. A charter member of the...

José Eduardo Agualusa

José Eduardo Agualusa was born in Huambo, Angola, in 1960. For a number of years he lived in Lisbon and Rio de Janeiro, but has now returned to Angola. He is the author of The Book Of...

Ana Paula Tavares

Ana Paula Ribeiro Tavares was born in 1952 in Lubango, in the province of Huíla in the south of Angola. After primary and secondary school, she studied history at the local college and...

Ondjaki

Ondjaki was born in Luanda in 1977. His books include O Assobiador [The Whistler], Bom dia camaradas [Good Morning, Comrades], Quantas madrugadas tem a noite [How many Dawns has the Night], and...

Abdulrazak Gurnah

Abdulrazak Gurnah was born in Zanzibar in 1948 and now teaches literature at the University of Kent in England. His first novel, Memory of Departure, was published in 1987. In it the narrator...
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