Dear Adriana, As in your previous books, Crow Blue (2013, tr. Alison Entrekin, originally published in Portuguese in 2010) also depicts a journey, through which the protagonists -…… Read more “wade/ through black jade/of the crow-blue mussel-shells”
Dear Adriana, Your novel Hut of Fallen Persimmons (2011, tr. Sarah Green. Original title Rakushisha, 2007) caught my attention from its title and its starting point. Mukai Kioray (1651…… Read more “summer rains / trace of a poem card/ torn off the wall”
Dear Adriana, Your second novel, originally published in Portuguese in 2001, borrows its title from James Whistler’s painting Symphony in White, No. 1: The White Girl (1862), which…… Read more “A pale mark left by a picture that was removed after years living on the same wall.”
Adriana Lisboa (Rio de Janeiro, 1970) is a Brazilian writer. She is the author of six novels, and has also published poetry, short stories and books for… Read more "Adriana Lisboa"