Author of the Month | Mário Cláudio

Thursday, October 31, 2019
Mário Cláudio: 50 years of literary life

In 2019, the 50th anniversary of the literary life of Mario Claudio is celebrated, which began in 1969 with the publication of the book of poems The Cycle of Cypris.
 The writer from Porto has more than thirty published novels, poetry, chronicle, theater, short story, essays, translations and fado lyrics, being not only one of the most prolific authors of contemporary Portuguese literature, but also one of the most honored with several awards. literary and cultural nature.

Starting from the importance that the writer has held for over 50 years in the contemporary literature panorama, Livraria Lello, as part of its "Author of the Month" program, will honor the writer by promoting a session on November 22, at 9:30pm, during which Mário Cláudio will talk with Maria do Rosário Pedreira about his literary work and the relationship with art and music, moderated by Jorge Velhote.

This moment will be attended by saxophonist João Guimarães and Rui David, who will read texts by the writer. During the event, manuscripts and literary documents of Mario Cláudio will be exposed.
Free entrance, limited to bookshop capacity.

Photography credits: Gonçalo Rosa da Silva.
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