The Cape Verdean Academy of Letters (ACL) and the University of Cape Verde (Uni-CV) will release the first Literary Selection of Cape Verdean Authors this Wednesday, June 3, at the Uni-CV administrative headquarters in Praia. The ceremony for the release of the book, entitled “Cape Verdean Literature
“The new migration paradigm of transitional African spaces” is the title of a study carried out by a Cape Verdean researcher at Canada’s York University. The book by Pedro Marcelino is dedicated to the emergence of a new migratory paradigm in Cape Verde, which reveals that Cape Verdeans’
The Portuguese Assembly of the Republic approved a motion on Friday, June 12, congratulating Cape Verdean writer Arménio Vieira for his distinction in winning this year’s Camões Award, considered the highest literary honor for Portuguese-language literature and poetry.
Prime Minister José Maria Neves told A Semana Online that it was with “pride and satisfaction” that he learned that this year’s Camões Award had been attributed to Cape Verdean poet, novelist and playwright Arménio Vieira. “It is a great honor, and
86-year-old Educardo Vieira Fortes, better known as Dadinho, was the last director of the Tarrafal Prison Camp, and will soon release a book recounting his experiences at the prison, where, at the time of the Portuguese revolution in 1974, 51 Angolan and Cape Verdean political prisoners were detained.
Cape Verdean-Portuguese writer Joaquim Arena is one of the participants in the Luxembourg Book Salon, which wraps up today in the European Grand Duchy. Arena plans to publish his next novel this summer.
Renowned Angolan author José Luandino Vieira will speak at the auditorium of the University of Cape Verde (UniCV) later today. The writer returns to Cape Verde after more than twenty years without having visited the islands, where he wrote many of his books as a political prisoner of the Portuguese fascist
Cape Verde-based Brazilian journalist Gláucia Nogueira has been awarded in the Literatura para Todos (Literature for Everyone) competition for her biography B. Léza?! Um africano que amava o Brasil (B. Leza?! An African who loved Brazil), aimed at the young readers.
Cape Verdean poet José Luiz Tavares has been awarded the “Literature for all” prize, worth 10,000 reals, by Brazil’s Ministry of Education, for his work “Os Secretos Acrobatas” (“The Secret Acrobats”). The decision is still provisional, as complaints regarding