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Adriana Lisboa



ADRIANA LISBOA was born in Rio de Janeiro, lived in France (where she performed as a Brazilian jazz singer) and currently resides in the United States, in Colorado. 

She has published twelve books, among which six novels, a book of poetry, a collection of flash fiction, and works for children/young readers. 

Among her honors are the José Saramago Award for her novel Symphony in White, a Japan Foundation Fellowship for her novel Hut of Fallen Persimmons, and the Newcomer of the Year Award from the Brazilian section of IBBY (the International Board on Books for Young People) for her book of poetry for children, Língua de trapos [A Tongue Made of Scraps].

Her work has been translated into nine languages, including English, German, Spanish, French and Arabic, and published in thirteen countries.