About me

Catarina Gomes was born in Lisbon in 1975. She is the author of four non-fiction books and the novel Terrinhas, for which she received the Agustina Bessa-Luís Revelation Prize.

 

Catarina Gomes worked for almost 20 years as a journalist for the daily newspaper Público, receiving some of the most prestigious Portuguese journalism awards, including the Gazeta. Internationally, she was twice a finalist for the Gabriel García Marquez Journalism Prize and was awarded the King of Spain Prize for International Journalism.

New book

"A finger smudged with ink"

«What’s it like to live in a village where many of the inhabitants never learned to read or write? When Conceição receives an unexpected letter, she has to ‘go to Beatriz’, a woman who has the skill of deciphering the code of the abc. »

Available in bookstores: FFMSWOOK, BERTRAND and FNAC.

New book

"A finger smudged with ink"

«What’s it like to live in a village where many of the inhabitants never learned to read or write? When Conceição receives an unexpected letter, she has to ‘go to Beatriz’, a woman who has the skill of deciphering the code of the abc. »

Available in bookstores: FFMSWOOK, BERTRAND and FNAC.

junho / june

16jun18:0019:00Sessão de Autógrafos Catarina GomesStand Gradiva18:00 – 19:00(GMT+01:00) Feira do Livro de Lisboa