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Portugal

Pedro Bouça

Pedro Bouça is a Portuguese computer engineer and does English and French translations in his spare time. Sometimes he even sleeps.

João Luís Barreto Guimarães

João Luís Barreto Guimarães was born in Porto, Portugal, in June 1967. He is a poet and a plastic reconstruc­tive surgeon. His first seven books of poetry were collected...

José Luís Peixoto

José Luís Peixoto is one of Portugal's most acclaimed and successful contemporary novelists. He was born in Galveias, Portugal, in 1974. He has a degree in modern languages...

Isabel Lucas

Isabel Lucas is a journalist and literary critic. She began her journalism career in television before working for several of Portugal’s most important newspapers and magazines. A...

Susana Moreira Marques & Julia Sanches

Author bio Susana Moreira Marques is a writer and journalist. She was born in Oporto in 1976 and now lives in Lisbon. Having worked as a journalist since 2004, she now writes pieces for...

Valter Hugo Mãe

Valter Hugo Mãe (Portugal) has published seven books of poetry and three novels (most recently folclore íntimo); edited anthologies of the poets Manoel de Barros, José...

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...

Rosa Alice Branco

Rosa Alice Branco teaches the Psychology of Perception and Contemporary Culture at the Institute of Art and Design near Porto, Portugal. She is the organizer of an annual poetry festival in her...

Teolinda Gersão

Teolinda Gersão was born in Coimbra. She studied German, English, and Romance Languages at the Universities of Coimbra, Tuebingen, and Berlin. She was a lecturer in Portuguese at the...

Pedro Rosa Mendes

Pedro Rosa Mendes's dispatches from Zaire, Angola, Rwanda, and Afghanistan have earned him the Feature of the Year Prize in Portugal for reportage as well as the Lisbon Press Club's...
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