Rui Cardoso Martins
(Portalegre, Portugal, 1967). Journalist, writer and screenwriter.
He published the novels E Se Eu Gostasse Muito de Morrer (2006; reissued in 2016 by Tinta-da-China), Deixem Passar o Homem Invisível (2009, Grand Prix of Fiction APE), Se Fosse Fácil Era para os Outros (2012 ) and O Osso da Borboleta (2014). He is the author of Levante-se o Réu (2015) e Levante-se o Réu Outra Vez (2016, Grand Prix of Crónica and Literary Disperses APE), two “crónicas” collections. His work has been translated into several languages. Rui Cardoso Martins’s short stories have been published in national and international magazines. He is a screenwriter for cinema and television and a playwriter. He was co-founder of Produções Fictícias, author of the Contra-Informação program and several drama and comedy series.
(Lisbon, Portugal, 1943). Journalist and writer.
She lived in Brazil between 1975 and 1987. There, she was a correspondent for Diário de Notícias. Her debut as a fictionist was Ponte-Aérea (1983), followed by O Ano da Travessia (1994) and Botafogo (2010). Biographer of Maria Barroso and Raul Solnado, she is the author of Colorido a Preto e Branco (2001), a book of “crónicas”. She also wrote her autobiography, Casas Contadas (Prémio Máxima de Literatura 2010), the narrative Uma Viagem das Arábias (2011), and Portugueses do Brasil & Brasileiros de Portugal (2016) e Peregrinação – Testemunhos que nos Unem (2017), with interviews to some notable figures. In Temas e Debates she published Portugal -Tempo de Paixão (2015), ), Doze Mulheres e Um Almoço de Natal, and Passageiro Clandestino (2016, Frei Bernardo Domingues Award 2016). Her last work is Há Laranjeiras em Atenas (2019).