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André Rittes


ANDRÉ RITTES was born in 1962 and started writing in 1976; he didn't stop since then.

He was a nurse, a street vendor, a paperboy, and a cartoonist. Today, he considers himself an author, besides college professor who has a Master's in Education.

He wrote Máquina de fazer doido: reflexões sobre a televisão na era da absolutização da imagem [A Machine That Turns People Crazy: Reflections on Television in the Era of Image Absolutization]. Five of his short stories have received awards in Brazil: Domingo [Sunday], Tonico [Little Tony], O mal pela raíz [The Root of Evil], Viração [Twisting and Turning], and Amigos para sempre [Friends Forever].

He is currently writing his first novel, Tempo de morrer [A Time to Die] and a horror book entitled O fosso [The Ditch].