Skip to content
Words Without Borders is one of the inaugural Whiting Literary Magazine Prize winners!

Contributor

Cristovão Tezza

Born in Lages, Santa Catarina, in 1952, Cristovão Tezza is one of the great writers from Curitiba, a city in the south of Brazil where he has lived since he was a boy. A university professor and regular contributer to various newspapers and author of an academic essay on Mikhail Bakhtin (Entre a prosa e a poesia, 2003), he has secured, with ten novels, a key place in Brazilian literature over the past two decades. Among the most notable of these are Trapo (1988), Breve espaço entre cor e sombra (1998), and O fotógrafo (2004).

Like what you read? Help WWB bring you the best new writing from around the world.