Bruno Vieira Amaral

Bruno Vieira Amaral is a writer, translator, literary critic and assistant magazine editor who was born in Portugal in 1978. Published in 2013, his debut novel As Primeiras Coisas (The Former Things) picked up four major literary prizes – Time Out Lisboa’s 2013 Book of the Year award, the 2013 Fernando Namora Literary Prize, the 2013 PEN Narrative Prize and the 2015 José Saramago Prize.

Bruno Vieiria Amaral is one of the 10 New Voices from Europe 2016, selected by Literary Europe Live.