Dulce Maria Cardoso, born in Trás-os-Montes in 1964, is one of the most important literary voices in Portugal. She spent her childhood in Angola and returned to Portugal in 1975, shortly after Portugal’s Carnation Revolution and Angola’s independence. She studied Law, worked as a lawyer and wrote scripts for the cinema. The author has received numerous prizes for her literary work, such as the European Union Prize for Literature 2009 for OS MEUS SENTIMENTOS and the Portuguese PEN Prize 2011 for O CHÃO DOS PARDAIS.
O RETORNO, her latest novel, was awarded the Special Prize of the Critics 2011 in Portugal, and was selected as Book of the Year 2011. Her short story NÃO ESQUECERÁS was adapted to cinema by João Mário Grilo and will be screened at LEFFEST ‘17.


November 20th, 21h30
Espaço Nimas