João Tordo was born in 1975. He has published sixteen books and has received several awards, including the José Saramago Literary Award in 2009, the Fernando Namora Award in 2021, and the GQ Award. He has been a finalist for many other awards, including the European Literary Award, the Fernando Namora Award, the Oceanos Award, and the PEN Club Award. His books are published in various countries, including France, Italy, Germany, Hungary, Spain, Croatia, Serbia, Mexico, Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay, and Colombia.
He lives in Lisbon, enjoys riding his bicycle, swimming, and playing the guitar.
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