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  • Abel Neves

    A Portuguese playwright with global recognition.

    With extensive work made in the fields of poetry, novel and particularly playwriting, Abel Neves...

  • Álvaro Magalhães

    Fun & daring. For angry kids, creative kids, and everyone else who thinks no one can possibly understand their souls.

    Álvaro Magalhães (1951, Porto) is...

  • Fernando Dacosta

    An award winner writer focusing on the migrations issues in Portugal and abroad.

    Fernando Dacosta (1945, Tentativa, Luanda – Angola) is a respected...

  • Hélder Costa

    A serious case of international recognition.

    Hélder Costa (1939, Grândola – Portugal), a playwright, stayed for several years in...

  • Hélia Correia

    A global literary sensibility. With acute historical and cultural awareness. Carries the ancient Greece tradition with her.

    Hélia Correia (1949, Lisboa), a...

  • Inês Botelho

    A surprising early career and the certainty of what is to come.

    Inês Botelho (1986, Vila Nova de Gaia – Portugal) is one of the promising young authors of...

  • Jaime Rocha

    An award winning playwright, always looking at the future.

    Jaime Rocha (1949, Nazaré, Portugal) is the playwright pseudonym of Rui Ferreira e Sousa, a...

  • José Jorge Letria

    200 books + 40-year career + extensive collaborations with promising new illustrators.

    José Jorge Letria (1951, Cascais), a prolific author with more than...

  • Júlio Machado Vaz

    A scholar and communicator of Sexualities and Sex themes.

    Júlio Machado Vaz (1949, Porto), a psychiatrist and recognized scholar from the sexology field, is...

  • Leonor Xavier

    A key travel writer that reflects on the Portuguese influence in Brazil and the Middle East.

    A journalist and novelist, Leonor Xavier (1943, Lisboa) started...

  • Luísa Ducla Soares

    Pedagogy combined with the pleasures of early reading.

    Luísa Ducla Soares (1939, Lisboa), a graduate of Germanic Philology, is one of the head figures of...

  • Manuel António Pina

    A poet for children. A rich imagination that addresses big themes with nonsense and word play. A writer who believes that having fun is the most serious thing in life. The...

  • Maria Alberta Menéres

    One of the most productive and talented Portuguese children's books writers, with vast work through children's literature, poetry, novel and essay.

    Maria...

  • Maria Inês Almeida

    A master in the art of writing from the heart.

    Graduated in journalism, mother of a young boy (José) born in 2008 who has given her loads of inspiration....

  • Mário de Carvalho

    Short fiction mastery with a dash of magic realism. Some call him the Portuguese Jorge Luis Borges. Magic realism meets children literature. By the Portuguese...

  • Mário Zambujal

    Fun & Wit in action-paced novels

    Mário Zambujal (Moura, 1936) made a name for himself as the writer of the narrative books that contributed to the vanguard...

  • Rosa Lobato de Faria

    The Historic, the Marvellous, and the Romantic mingles together to create easy-reading literature with a feminine touch.

    Rosa Lobato de Faria (1932 – 2010,...

  • Tiago Torres da Silva

    The Portuguese multifaceted writer with a hint of sweet Brazilian perfume.

    Tiago Torres da Silva (1969, Lisboa) graduated in Engineering but it was to...