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Travel Notes About Death

Susana Moreira Marques

Translated by Julia Sanches

‘The first notes I take are about a man who was born, grew up, worked, was married, had a daughter, grew old, and died in the same village.’

Susana Moreira Marques

Susana Moreira Marques is a writer and journalist living in Lisbon. Between 2005 and 2010 she lived in London, working at the BBC. Her journalism has won several prizes, including the 2012 UNESCO Human Rights and Integration Journalism Award (Portugal). Agora e Na Hora da Nossa Morte (Now and at the Hour of our Death) is her first book.

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Translated by Julia Sanches

Brazilian by birth, Julia Sanches has lived in the United States, Mexico, Switzerland, Scotland and Catalonia. She translates from the Portuguese, Spanish, Catalan and French. Her work has appeared in Suelta, The Washington Review, Asymptote, Two Lines and Revista Machado, amongst others. She currently lives in New York City.

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