Literary reading by Joí£o Tordo
Arte Institute and Rutgers University present a literary reading by João Tordo.
Winner of the José Saramago Prize
Room 104, Hill Hall, Rutgers University Newark
360 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, Newark, NJ 07103
April 10th, 2017 – 10 AM
João Tordo is a Portuguese writer. He graduated in Philosophy and studied Journalism and Creative Writing in London and New York. His novel As Três Vidas won the José Saramago Prize in 2009. He published nine novels: The Book of Lightless Men (2004), Memory Hotel (2007), Three Lives (2009), The Good Winter (2010), The Anatomy of Martyrs (2011), The Sabbatical Year (2013), Accidental Biography Of a Love Affair (2014), Mourning Elias Gro (2015) and Eden According to Lars D. (2015). He was shortlisted for the Portugal Telecom Prize, for the Portuguese Society for Authors Award for Narrative Fiction, the Fernando Namora Literary Prize and for the 6th edition of the European Literature Prize. His books are published in many countries, such as France, Italy and Brazil. As a screenplay writer, he participated in many television series, including O Segredo de Miguel Zuzarte (RTP), 4 (RTP) and Liberdade XXI (RTP). He still works as a chronicler and a trainer in Fiction Workshops dedicated to Creative Writing and to Novels.