Braulio Tavares

Overview:

  • Legal Name: Tavares, Braulio
  • Date of Birth: 1950

Notes:

Published in 1986 a book-length introductory essay, O Que É Ficção Científica. In 1989 he became the first Brazilian to win the Caminho Award, a contest for original books in the Portuguese language, for A Espinha Dorsal da Memória (The Backbone of Memory), a collection of sf stories.. The book received good reviews in Portugal. It was only published in Brazil in 1996, in a double volume that includes Tavares's second collection, Mundo Fantasmo, which was published also in Portugal in 1997. His first novel, A Máquina Voadora, was printed in 1995, and received good attention from the Brazilian cultural press. Tavares works with postmodern aesthetic and metafictional elements. He is highly influenced by Argentinean Jorge Luís Borges.

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