Djaimilia Pereira de Almeida

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Djaimilia Pereira de Almeida was born in Luanda, Angola, in 1982. In 2013, she was one of the recipients of serrote‘s essay prize (Instituto Moreira Salles, Brazil). Her writing has appeared in Afrolis, Buala, Common Knowledge, Forma de Vida, Ler, Observador, Pessoa, serrote, and XXI. Esse Cabelo (Teorema, 2015), winner of the Novos Prize – Literature 2016, is her first book. In early 2016, she was a finalist of the Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative. She lives in Lisbon.

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