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Rachel Seiffert on Vanessa Barbara

Rachel Seiffert & Vanessa Barbara

GRANTA 121: BEST OF YOUNG BRAZILIAN NOVELISTS Introduced by previous Best of Young Novelists Vanessa...

Rachel Seiffert

Born in Oxford in 1971, Rachel Seiffert divides her time between teaching and writing. Her first novel, The Dark Room, was shortlisted for the 2001 Booker Prize and she has also received a Los Angeles Times Book Prize and an Internation PEN award for her work.

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Vanessa Barbara

Vanessa Barbara is a journalist, translator and writer. Her publications include O livro amarelo do terminal (2008), winner of the Jabuti Award, the novel O verão do Chibo (2008), co-written with Emilio Fraia and the children’s book Endrigo, o escavador de umbigo (2011), illustrated by Andrés Sandoval. She has published a translation of The Great Gatsby, edits the literary website A Hortaliça (www.hortifruti.org) and is a columnist for the newspaper Folha de S. Paulo. Her novel Noites de alface was published in 2013.

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