Please join us on Wednesday, April 5 at 7 pm in Room LL430 for a reading by Pedro Eiras. He will share from his most recent publications, including new work translated from the Portuguese by Sandra Alcosser, Ricardo Vasconcelos, Thais Chagas, and Philip Maechling. This event is sponsored by Department of Spanish and Portuguese Languages and Literatures and the Camões — Instituto da Cooperação e da Língua.
Pedro Eiras was born in Porto in 1975. Since 2001, he has published works of fiction (Bach, A Cura, Cartas Reencontradas de Fernando Pessoa, O Mapa do Mundo... ), poetry (Inferno, Purgatório, Paraíso), theater (Um Forte Cheiro a Maçã, Uma Carta a Cassandra, Um Punhado de Terra, Bela Dona...), essays (Tentações, Os Ícones de Andrei, Constelações, Língua Bífida...), and other genres, more difficult to classify. He has several books published in Brazil and in France, England, Italy, and Romania; his theater plays have been staged or read in ten countries. With Esquecer Fausto (2005) he won the Portuguese Pen Clube Essay Prize, and with Inferno (2020) the António Cabral Literary Prize. He is Professor of Portuguese Literature at the College of Letters of the University of Porto.
This event is free and open to all.