Rodrigo Guedes Carvalho

Journalist & Romance Author (Portugal)

Rodrigo Guedes de Carvalho is a journalist who made his debut in fiction with the novel Daqui a nada (1992), which won the Young Talents Award from the United Nations. Many novels followed, such as A Casa Quieta (2005), O Pianista de Hotel (2017) – SPA Authors Award for Best Narrative Fiction Book 2018  - Jogos de Raiva (2018) and Margarida Espantada (2020). He is also the author of screenplays for Coisa Ruim (2006) and Entre os Dedos (2009), and the play Os pés no arame (2002). In 1997, he received the Special Jury Prize at the FIGRA, in France, for a report on hospital emergencies. 

10:35 – 11:05 | FIRESIDE CHAT

friday september 1st

The Importance of Literacy