In Conversation with Luiz Ruffato

Oct 24, 2018
01:25 PM to 02:30 PM
110 Walker

Luiz Ruffato, Contemporary Brazilian Novelist 

Contemporary Brazilian writer Luiz Ruffato won the Prêmio Machado de Assis for his 2001 novel Eles eram muito cavalos, which has been translated into five languages, including English, Spanish, and Italian. His five-volume series Inferno Provisório (2005-2011) aims to fictionalize twentieth-century experiences of the Brazilian working class. His 2013 novel Domingos sem Deus received the Casa de las Américas prize. He has organized anthologies of women’s writing and contemporary fiction, been a visiting writer at UC Berkeley, and written opinion pieces for the Brazilian edition of El País. His most recent publication is the 2018 short story collection A Cidade Dorme.

Co-sponsored by the Center for Global Studies.

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