Divanize Carbonieri: Biography and Poems | Brazilian Poetry


Divanize Carbonieri


Divanize Carbonieri is a university professor, poet and short story writer. She has published nine books, including Passagem estreita [Narrow passage] (short stories, 2019), A ossatura do rinoceronte [The rhino’s skeleton] (poetry, 2020), and Nojo [Disgust] (short stories, 2020). She was shortlisted for the Jabuti Prize (Brazil) in 2020.

Adriana Lisboa: Biography and Poems | Brazilian Poetry

Adriana Lisboa Brazilian Poetry


Adriana Lisboa (b.1970) has degrees in music and literature. Among other books, she has published Symphony in White, which won the Jose Saramago Award, and Hanoi, chosen as the book of the year by the Independent, as well as two poetry collections. Her poems and sto­ries have appeared in Modern Poetry in Translation, Granta, Asymptote and The Indian Quarterly.

Matheus Guménin Barreto: Biography and Poems | Brazilian Poetry

Matheus Guménin Barreto Brazilian Poetry


Matheus Guménin Barreto (1992) is a poet and translator. He is currently a Ph.D. student in German Language and Literature at University of São Paulo (USP), University of Leipzig and University of Salzburg. He published the following collections of poems: A máquina de carregar nadas (2017), Poemas em torno do chão & Primeiros poemas (2018) and Mesmo que seja noite (2020). A new book will be published in 2022. His poems were translated into English, Spanish, German and Catalan. He joined Printemps Littéraire Brésilien 2018 in France and Belgium at the invitation of Sorbonne University. His translation works include poems and prose excerpts from Bertolt Brecht, Elfriede Jelinek, Ingeborg Bachmann, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Nelly Sachs, Paul Celan, Peter Waterhouse, Rainer Maria Rilke and others.

The poem “[is it lawful a poem]” (translated by Rubens Chinali) was first published in Contemporary Brazilian Poetry (2020).

Silvia Schmidt: Biography and Poems | Brazilian Poetry


Silvia Schmidt Brazilian Poet


She was born in São Paulo, but lived in the Northeast and South of Brazil, leaving Florianópolis in 2000 for bolder flights to England and the USA, with the objective of improving the English language, living fantastic experiences. In poetry, her main focus is to work in a multimiditic and contemporary language (concretism) a revolutionary (ontological) psychology search in the lived reality (self-fiction) and in the Cultural exchanges a young and feminine audience, in transcendence.