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Susana Moreira Marques is the author of three books of literary non-fiction, most recently of Lenços Pretos, Chapéus de Palha e Brincos de Ouro. Her first book, Now and at the Hour of Our Death, was translated into English, Spanish and French. Her work has appeared in Granta, Tin House, Literary Hub, and elsewhere. She has been awarded fellowships from the Gabriel García Márquez Foundation (Colombia), the Jan Michalski Foundation (Switzerland), Art Omi (US), amongst others. 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 also writes for film and television. She lives in Lisbon.

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