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Ferreira Gullar, Laurentino Gomes Win Jabuti Books of the Year Awards

Laurentino Gomes and Ferreira Gullar, Premio Jabuti 2011

The 53rd Prêmio Jabuti, perhaps the most prestigious and important awards in the Brazilian publishing industry, were awarded earlier this month. Among the winners were Ferreira Gullar who took home Fiction Book of the Year […] Read More

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Author Rubens Figueiredo Wins Portugal Telecom Prize

Marina Colasanti, Rubens Figueiredo  and Gonçalo M. Tavares

The Portugal Telecom Literature Prize [Prêmio Portugal Telecom de Literatura], honors the best novel written in Portuguese and released in Brazil. The winner takes home a generous R$100,000 (US$59,000), the runner-up receives R$35,000 and the […] Read More

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23-Year-Old Wins Barco a Vapor Award

Irley Thiago de Oliveira, photo Divulgação

By Maria Fernanda Rodrigues Irley Thiago de Oliveira, 23, left the small town of Cajazeiras, on the Northeast of Brazil, to live in Curtitiba, in the South. There, he studied literature and cinema. In his […] Read More

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2 Portuguese, 8 Brazilians Hit 2011 Portugal Telecom Prize Shortlist

2010 Winner of the Portugal Telecom Prize: Brazilian author Chico Buarque for Leite Derramado

By Maria Fernanda Rodrigues Two Portuguese novelists and eight Brazilians are battling it out for the 2011 Portugal Telecom Prize, honoring the best novel written in Portuguese and released in Brazil. The winner takes home […] Read More

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João Almino Wins Passo Fundo Zaffari & Bourbon Literary Award

JornadaZaffari_ClaudioTavares

Author and diplomat João Almino had just landed in Madrid to take over as consul general for the Brazilian embassy there when he received a phone call telling him to return to home. But he […] Read More

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