Adélia Prado

Adélia Prado (Adélia Luzia Prado Freitas, December 13, 1935) is a Brazilian writer.

She studied Philosophy and Religion at the University of Divinópolis, in Brazil, and worked as a teacher  for twenty-four years. Her poetry has also been published in The Paris Review, BOMB Magazine, and American Poetry Review, and has been included in The Ecco Anthology of International Poetry and The Farrar Straus Giroux Book of Twentieth Century Latin American Poetry.

Interview

Awards

  • Prêmio Jabuti de Literatura (1978)
  • Prêmio ABL de Literatura Infantojuvenil (2007)
  • Prêmio Literário da Fundação Biblioteca Nacional (2010)
  • Prémio da Associação Paulista dos Críticos de Arte (2010)
  • Griffin Lifetime Recognition Award, presented by the trustees of the Griffin Poetry Prize (2014)
  • Prêmio de Literatura do Governo de Minas Gerais (2017)

Books

In English

  • Adélia Prado: Thirteen Poems, tr. Ellen Watson (The American Poetry Review, jan/fev 1984)
  • The Headlong Heart, tr. Ellen Doré Watson (1988)
  • The Alphabet in the Park: Selected Poems of Adélia Prado, tr. Ellen Doré Watson (1990)
  • Ex-Voto: Poems of Adélia Prado, tr. Ellen Doré Watson (2013)
  • The Mystical Rose: Selected Poems, tr. Ellen Doré Watson (2014)
  • Anthologies
    • Poets of Brasil, edited by by Frederick G. Williams (2004)
    • Modern Poetry in Translation No. 6, edited by Daniel Weissbort (Winter 1994-95)
    • Twentieth-century Latin American Poetry – A Bilingual anthology, edited by Stephen Tapscott (1996)

In Portuguese

Poetry

  • Bagagem (1975)
  • O Coração Disparado (1978)
  • Terra de Santa Cruz (1981)
  • O Pelicano (1987)
  • A Faca no Peito (1988)
  • Poesia Reunida (1991)
  • Oráculos de Maio (1999)
  • A duração do dia (2010)
  • Miserere (2013)
  • Poesia reunida (2015)

Prose

  • Solte os Cachorros (1979)
  • Cacos para um Vitral (1980)
  • Os Componentes da Banda (1984)
  • O Homem da Mão Seca (1994)
  • Prosa Reunida (1999)
  • Manuscritos de Filipa (1999)
  • Filandras (2001)
  • Quero minha mãe (2005)
  • Quando eu era pequena (2006)

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