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The Vigor of Brazilian Literature

  • Boston Book Festival - Boston Common Carver 40 Trinity Place Boston, MA, 02116 United States (map)

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.

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Earlier Event: October 23
PUBBoston | Outubro
Later Event: November 20
PUB Boston | Novembro