Gonçalo M. Tavares

Gonçalo M. Tavares

Gonçalo M. Tavares is an award-winning author. In 2005, he won the José Saramago Prize for young writers under 35 for Jerusalem, which was also awarded the Prêmio Portugal Telecom de Literatura em Língua Portuguesa 2007 and the LER/Millenium Prize. His novel Learning to Pray in the Age of Technology won the Prize of the Best Foreign Book 2010 in France and was shortlisted for numerous others. In 2011, Tavares received the Grande Prêmio da Associação Portuguesa de Escritores as well as the prestigious Prémio Literário Fernando Namora 2011. His book, Matteo Lost His Job, is among the five shortlisted works for the prestigious Prix Femina 2016 foreign fiction. Tavares’ work has been published in almost 50 countries.

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