A Reading and Conversation With Adriana Lisboa

Adriana Lisboa

October 9, 2014

A portrait of Adriana Lisboa leaning against a brick wall. (Photo by Julie Harris.)


Adriana Lisboa is the author of six novels, including Sinfonia em branco, which won the José Saramago Prize, RakushishaAzul-corvo, and Hanói. She also worked as a translator for 11 years, translating works from French and English into Portuguese. Recognized in 2007 as one of the Bogotá39 — the 39 best young authors in Latin America — her work has been translated into nine languages and received international recognition.  


Sponsored by the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, with the support of the Center for Latin American Studies.

More Information

Read "The Search for Belonging" about her earlier talk on her novel Crow Blue (Azul-corvo) and her poem "Lavar a alma," both from the Spring 2014 edition of the Berkeley Review of Latin American Studies.