Carol Bensimon (August 22, 1982) is a Brazilian writer.
She graduated in Advertising at the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), and earned a master’s degree in Literary Theory from the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul (PUC-RS). She works as a literary translator, and writes regularly for the ‘Blog da Companhia’.
- She was selected by Granta as one of the Best New Brazilian Novelists (2012).
- Shortlisted for the Prêmio Jabuti 2010 for the novel Sinuca embaixo d’água
- Shortlisted for the Prêmio São Paulo de Literatura 2010 for the novel Sinuca embaixo d’água
- We all loved cowboys, tr. Beth Fowler (forthcoming, 2018)
- Pó de parede (2008)
- Sinuca embaixo d’água (2009)
- Todos nós adorávamos caubóis (2013)
- O clube dos jardineiros de fumaça (2017)