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Biography

Valter hugo mãe was born in Henrique de Carvalho (now Saurimo), Angola in 1971. Note that he writes his name and his book titles in lower case. He grew up in Paços de Ferreira and Vila do Conde, both near Porto. He studied law and then did post-graduate studies in Portuguese literature. He co-founded the publishing house Quasi Edições. As well as writing poetry, children’s books and novels, he has been both a professional singer, singing with the group Governo) and artist. He came to attention when José Saramago called his first novel, o remorso de baltazar serapião [The Remorse of Baltazar Serapião] a literary tsunami.

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Bibliography

1996 silencioso corpo de fuga (poetry)
1997 o sol pôs-se calmo sem me acordar1999 entorno a casa sobre a cabeça (poetry)
1999 egon schielle auto-retrato de dupla encarnação (poetry)
2000 estou escondido na cor amarga do fim da tarde (poetry)
2000 três minutos antes de a maré encher (poetry)
2001 a cobrição das filhas (poetry)
2003 o resto da minha alegria seguido de a remoção das almas (poetry)
2003 útero (poetry)
2004 o nosso reino (novel)
2006 livro de maldições (poetry)
2006 o remorso de baltazar serapião (novel)
2007 bruno. Littera Libros (poetry)
2007 pornografia erudite (poetry)
2008 folclore íntimo (poetry)
2008 o apocalipse dos trabalhadores [The Apocalypse of the Workers] (novel)
2008 São Salvador do Mundo (travel)
2009 A História do Homem Calado (children’s)
2009 A Verdadeira História dos Pássaros (children’s)
2010 a máquina de fazer espanhóis [The Machine for Making Spaniards] (novel)
2010 As mais belas coisas do mundo (children’s)
2010 o rosto (children’s)
2011 o filho de mil homens (novel)
2014 O Paraíso são os Outros (children’s)
2015 A Desumanização (novel)
2016 Homens Imprudentemente Poéticos (novel)