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The Cartography of Being – by Nuno Judice – Reviewed in The Malahat Review

  Nuno Júdice, The Cartography of Being, translated by Paulo da Costa (Victoria: Livros Pé D’Orelha, 2012). Paperbound, 126 pp., $17.95.   Poetry Review by David Swartz   Nuno Júdice’s poetry is dense, rich, lyrical and, above all, philosophical. It … Continue reading

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The Midwife of Torment – forthcoming book

The Midwife of Torment (sudden fictions) to be published in 2017 by Guernica Editions Meanwhile, enjoy two story excerpts from this forthcoming book: Pleasant Troubles The Midwife of Torment  

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Malahat Review – Seamless Stories Haunt

The January 2014 issue (#185) of the University of Victoria’s Malahat Review features a review of The Green and Purple Skin of the World.   Fiction Review by Norma Lundberg The Green and Purple Skin of the World: Stories by … Continue reading

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to be portuguese

    to be portuguese   is to be born with the fado around your neck to live with your eyes anchored to the open sea, longing for the outgoing tide or for its incoming wave   living canned up … Continue reading

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Memória: An Anthology of Portuguese Canadian Writers

This first anthology of Portuguese Canadian writers serves as a superb introduction which cogently illustrates the emerging presence of Portuguese literary voices within the Canadian landscape. Embedded in its cultural meaning system, it provides a background upon which the scope … Continue reading

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The Green and Purple Skin of the World – The Quill & Quire Review

The May issue of Quill & Quire features a review of The Green and Purple Skin of the World. The world described in paulo da costa’s second book of short fiction is a sensual one. A poet and translator, da … Continue reading

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Beneath Thin Skin – BC Bookworld feature

In BC’s Bookworld Summer Issue: a brief blurb and mini-interview on my new book. Beneath Thin Skin Possibly B.C.’s only Angolan-born author, paulo da costa was raised in Vale de Cambra, Portugal and arrived in Canada in 1989. Having won … Continue reading

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Sharp and True – a book review by the Coastal Spectator

Collection’s stories are sharp and true May 23, 2013 The Green and Purple Skin of the World By paulo da costa Freehand Books, 208 pages, $21.95 Reviewed by Yasuko Thanh Born in Angola, raised in Portugal, paulo da costa won … Continue reading

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Nuno Júdice wins prestigious Spanish poetry prize

The jury for this year’s edition of Spain’s Queen Sofia Ibero-American Poetry Prize meets in the Royal Palace in Madrid before announcing its decision. Portugal’s Nuno Judice was named the recipient of this year’s award for a body of poetry … Continue reading

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Writers on Reading: paulo da costa

Writers on Reading: paulo da costa What book is currently on your bedside table? I read several books concurrently. On my night table I always build a leaning Tower of Pisa made of books. I am reading Saunders, Dobozy, Galeano, … Continue reading

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