João Tordo

Portuguese Guest

João Tordo was born in Lisbon in 1975. He read Philosophy and studied Journalism and Creative Writing in London and NewYork. In 2001 he was the recipient of the New Authors Prize. He has published six novels: O Livro dos Homens Sem Luz (2004); Hotel Memória (2007); As Três Vidas (2008), winner of the José Saramago Literary Prize and shortlisted for the Portugal Telecom Prize in Brazil; O Bom Inverno (2010), shortlisted for the best Fiction Novel of the Portuguese Author’s Society and the Fernando Namora Literary Prize; the French translation, published by Actes Sud, was nominated for the European Literary Award; and Anatomia dos Mártires (2011), again shortlisted for the Fernando Namora Literary Prize. His novels are translated in seven countries, including France, Italy and Brasil. He also works as a columnist, translator, screenwriter and regularly teaches workshops in Fiction.

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