"I would really hope that this would make people see the short story as an important art, not just something you played around with until you got a novel."

- Alice Munro, Nobel Prize for Literature 2013 acceptance

Maria Melo de Aguiar - Bionote

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Maria Melo de Aguiar was born in Lisbon in 1992. She has just published her first book, Desidentidade (2018), a selective collection of short fiction.

She has a BA in English and Portuguese Language, Literature and Culture from Universidade Nova de Lisboa, where she also finished a postgraduate degree in Writing Arts.  She has an MA in English Literature from King’s College London.She currently lives and works in Madrid.

Short Story in English 2018


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