Isabel Alçada (1950-) e Ana Maria Magalhães (1946-) began writing together books for children in 1982. Given the success they still continue publishing new books in their collection "Uma Aventura". The books reflect the long and rich educational experience and are echo of a particularly happy childhood and youth and translate their enormous talent for communicating with the younger ones.
Renowned psychiatrist and family therapist, Daniel Sampaio (1946-) has been publishing books on adolescence and their problems. In general, his works are reflections on education, family, drugs, youth suicide and adolescence. "Tudo o Que Temos Cá Dentro" reflects suicide and is based on an real clinical case of a teenager who lost a friend who committed suicide, and "Vagabundos de Nós" tells the story of a relationship between mother and son when she is confronted with her son’s…
Fernando Namora (1919-1989) was a writer endowed with a profound capacity for psychological analysis, inseparable from a great sensibility and poetic language. Besides the works of poetry and novels, he wrote stories, memories and impressions of travel, especially the writer's notebooks, which provide a constant dialogue with the reader, openness to other cultures, lands and people, such as vision of a changing world, as expressed in "Estamos no Vento".
Margarida Rebelo Pinto (1965-) early demonstrated a particular interest in writing. Her first published novel "Sei lá" in 1999 became a bestseller. Other successes followed. Her writing is light and easy to read and fits in the so-called “pop literature”.
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Guerra Junqueiro (1850-1923) was one of the greatest Portuguese poets. The ability to compose caricatures made him the most popular poet of his time. Influenced by Victor Hugo and Voltaire, Junqueiro’s writing was pamphlet-like. He was a social critic, full of love of his homeland; a humanist who wrote pages of great sensitivity. His writing had as the ultimate renewal of Portuguese society – a goal that proved to be unrealistic.
Vergílio Ferreira (1916 - 1996)Although formed as a teacher, as a writer that has distinguished himself being awarded with the Camões Prize. His name remains associated to current literature through the award of Virgil Ferreira. His extensive work is divided into fiction, essay and diary, and is usually grouped into two literary periods: Neo-Realism and Existentialism. Is considered that "Mudança" is the work which marks the transition between the two periods.
Aquilino Ribeiro (1885-1963) left the seminary to settle in Lisbon, dedicating to the defence of the republic writing conspiratorial texts, which led to the arrest and exile. Throughout his life performed an intense literary activity, comprising, in addition to fiction, biographies, chronicles, historical and literary essays, polemical texts. His style is characterized by an exuberant vocabulary .
ANTERO DE QUENTAL, poeta, escritor, filósofo e político. Nasceu em 18 de Abril de 1942, em Ponta Delgada, Ilha de São Miguel, Açores – Portugal. Suicidou-se aos 49 anos de idade em 11 de Setembro de 1891.