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Susana Moreira Marques is the author of the memoir Quanto Tempo Tem um Dia, and Now and at the Hour of Our Death, a work of narrative non-fiction that has been translated into English, Spanish and French. Her writing has appeared in Granta, Tin House, Literary Hub, The Common, and many other publications. As a journalist she worked for the BBC World Service, Público, Jornal de Negócios, Antena 1, and won several prizes, including the UNESCO ‘Human Rights and Integration’ Journalism Award (Portugal). She is the recipient of a 2019 Portuguese National Grant for Writing. She has been awarded residencies and fellowships by the Gabriel García Márquez Foundation (Colombia), the Jan Michalski Foundation (Switzerland) and Art Omi (US), amongst others. She also writes for television and film, most recently for the documentary film A Name For What I Am (directed by Marta Pessoa, 2022). She lives in Lisbon with her two daughters.
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