Tin House Books
March 17, 2020
5.0 X 7.7 X 0.5 inches | 0.35 pounds
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About the Author
Djaimilia Pereira de Almeida was born in Luanda, Angola, and grew up in Lisbon. She has a PhD in literary theory from the University of Lisbon. Her stories and essays have appeared in Granta.com, Words Without Borders, Granta Portugal, Observador, Somos Libros, Ler, serrote, and 451.
Eric M. B. Becker is an award-winning journalist, literary translator, and editor of Words Without Borders. He has received fellowships and residencies from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Fulbright Commission, PEN America, and the Louis Armstrong House Museum, and has translated books by several Portuguese-language writers, including Mia Couto, Oceanos Prize-winner Djaimilia Pereira de Almeida, and Cannes Best Actress Award-winner Fernanda Torres. His other translations include short work by numerous writers across the Lusophone world; he has also edited anthologies of Brazilian writing and is cofounder of the Pessoa Festival. His work has appeared in the New York Times, Foreign Affairs, Freeman's, and other publications. After a stint in Rio de Janeiro, he now lives in New York.