Natália Borges Polesso

Natália Borges Polesso (August 6th, 1981) is a Brazilian writer.

She holds a PhD in Literary Theory from PUCRS (2017). Her first short-story collection Recortes para álbum de fotografia sem gente (2013, ‘Cutouts for a photo album without people’) was awarded the Açorianos de Literatura prize for short stories in 2013. Her collection Amora (2015) earned her the prize once again in 2016. The book was also awarded the Jabuti Prize for short stories in 2016.

In 2017, Borges Polesso was one of the two Brazilian authors included on the Bogotá39 list, which selects the most promising Latin American authors under thirty-nine.

Books

  • Recortes para álbum de fotografia sem gente (2013, short stories)
  • Coração à corda (2015, poetry)
  • Amora (2016, short stories)
  • Pé atrás(2018, poetry)
  • Controle (2019, novel)
  • Corpos Secos (2020, together with Samir Machado de Machado, Marcelo Ferroni and Luisa Geisler)

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