Patrícia Melo

Patrícia Melo was born in 1962 and is a highly-regarded novelist, playwright and scriptwriter. She has been awarded a number of internationally-renowned prizes, including the Jabuti Prize, the Prix Fémina for the best foreign novel, the German LiBeraturpreis 2013 and the German Crime Award 2014. She was also shortlisted for the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize, and Time magazine included her among the Fifty Latin American Leaders of the New Millennium. In 2013, Melo was on the crime list of the prestigious German newspaper Die Zeit for two whole months with her novel The Body Snatcher.

Anthologies featuring Patrícia Melo

The Book of Rio

The ten stories in this anthology bring to life the complex and ever-changing face of Rio de Janeiro behind the tourist-tailored images of the city.