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Canadian Writers Abroad – reviews Midwife of Torment

  The Midwife of Torment & Other Stories, Guernica Editions: 2017, 202 pages. Reviewed by Irene Marques Calling Us into Seeing and Being More: “Me” and the World The Midwife of Torment & Other Stories by paulo da costa is … Continue reading

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Focus On Victoria – Magazine – w/ author paulo da costa

By Amy Reiswig An out-of-the-box thinker, writer, editor and translator believes in daring to be different for the social good. http://www.focusonvictoria.ca/julyaugust-2017/paulo-da-costa-the-midwife-of-torment-other-stories-r5/

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On Writing – Open Book interview with paulo da costa

Interview on Open Book: The idiom “small is beautiful” is often true in fiction – from short stories to microfiction, sometimes the briefest glimpses into an imagined world are the most arresting. The Midwife of Torment & Other Stories (Guernica Editions) … Continue reading

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All Lit Up – Flash Interview

This Short Story Month, we’re interviewing short story writers every Wednesday, here on the All Lit Up blog. paulo da costa’s latest short story collection  The Midwife of Torment & Other Stories (Guernica Editions) is exclusively made up of “sudden … 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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The Midwife of Torment

  (…) Felismina, the town curandeira, a woman accustomed to probing the depths of the psyche, a midwife of torment, heard about Florindo’s condition. She believed him. “If the boy says he stinks, he stinks. Who are we? Do we … Continue reading

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Pleasant Troubles

A sudden, involuntary flaring of his tongue, a hideous contortion of his face; and apart from this peculiar affliction, Bonifácio Careta remained an ordinary child. The villagers believed everyone entered life with unique, God-given graces—some born to nose-picking, others to … Continue reading

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