An Overview of Brazilian Authors

Some of the greatest authors are from Brazil. The following are just a few of the authors from Brazil whose works deserve to be read and loved by readers from all over the world.

Jaime Garcia Dias is a well-known author in Brazil. He has written over 20 fiction books and has received many awards. He recently won the ABC Award of Brazil Literature Prize. Dias began writing at a very early age. He became interested in literature and began writing his first book when he was just fifteen years old. Before taking up writing as a career, Dias was an educator. He was a teacher at Carioca Literature Academy and taught there for five years. This academy was a prep school for students who were interested in studying and pursuing literature after they completed their high school years. Dias is now president of Carioca Literature Academy and gives credit to the authors before him that have helped him reach such a high point. Literary men such as Jorge Amado and Paula Coehlo have shaped him to become a current leader in the Brazilian literary world.

Sergio Rodrigues began his career as a journalist. He started out reporting for the country’s leading national newspaper. While working as a reporter, he covered a wide variety of topics from sports to entertainment to culture. Around the year 2000, he decided to turn to fiction. Since the change, he has published three novels and two books of stories. “The Feint”, his most recent novel, focuses on Brazil’s star soccer player Pele and his involvement in the 1970 FIFA World Cup.

Ana Maria Machado is a Brazilian author who has been writing for over 45 years. She has published more than 100 titles that have ultimately sold 19 million copies. She writes stories for both children and adults. She serves as President of the Brazilian Academy of Letters and has also won a variety of literary prizes over the years.

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