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Luisa Geisler


LUISA GEISLER was born in Canoas, State of Rio Grande do Sul, in 1991. 

At the age of 19 she was awarded the 2010 SESC Prize for Literature for her debut book, the short story collection Contos de Mentira [Fake Short Stories].

The following year, she repeated the deed in the novel category with Quiçá [Perhaps], which is currently being translated into Spanish, and also made it to the 2013 shortlist for the Jabuti Award.

In 2012, she was selected by Granta magazine as one of The Best of Young Brazilian Novelists.