The session marks the world premiere of the English version of an anthology bringing together more than twenty of the best representatives of Brazil’s diverse literature.
Host: Nilma Dominique (coordinator of MIT’s Portuguese Language Program)
- Pocket show by Brazilian musician Flavio Lira (Berklee)
- Readings by Paulo Barrozo (Boston College)
- Three authors on stage:
Alexandre Vidal Porto: Paraná Literary Prize for “Matias in Town”. A diplomat and Harvard- trained lawyer, representative of Brazil’s new urban school of fiction.
Nuno Ramos: Portugal Telecom Literature Award, Brazil’s most prestigious literary prize for the book Ó.
Luisa Geisler: 2010 Sesc Prize for Literature for Contos de Mentira. Featured in Granta’s special issue on Best Young Brazilian Writers. Anthology and session will be held in English.