Tag Archives: Portuguese

Spanish Latin American Children’s Books Struggle to Find Publishers


Brazil remains a marginal market for Spanish-language children’s books from Latin America, hindered by a lack of agents to handle negotiations and reluctance from publishers to gamble on unknown authors. Read More

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Translation Grants: How to Publish a Brazilian Author for Free (Almost)

Fábio Lima coordinates the Translation Grants Program of the Brazilian National Library

The Brazilian National Library Foundation established a translation grant program in July of this year and the government has committed $35.5 million to the initiative. Read More

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Portugal Telecom Lit Prize Reveals Long List

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Portugal Telecom sponsors Brazil’s most important prizes for books written in Portuguese. The long list was recently announced, with the short list announcement to follow in September. 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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Meet the Publisher: Língua Geral, A House for Lusophone Authors

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Língua Geral is the only publishing house in Brazil dedicated to exclusively promoting Lusophone authors. That means that in its catalog, Brazilian readers can find books from writers from Mozambique, Angola, Timor-Leste, Portugal and Brazil. […] Read More

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