Tavares, Braulio - Brazil
Braulio Tavares was born in 1950 in Campino Grande, Brazil.
Currently he live in Rio de Janeiro.
He is mostly a writer and songwriter, and also wrote for TV and theatre.
He is a graduate from the 1991 Clarion Writers Workshop (Michigan State
University), and also a member of SFRA (Science Fiction Research Association).
- A Espinha Dorsal da Memoria (The Backbone of Memory), collection
of SF/F stories, which was awarded the "Premio Caminho de FC 1989", and
published by Editorial Caminho (Lisbon, Portugal)
- O que e ficcao cientifica (What is Science Fiction), an essay
aimed at young readers, 1986
- A Maquina Voadora (The Flying Mchine), a mainstream novel
with fantasy elements, published by Editora Rocco (Brazil), 1994
- Fantastic, Fantasy and Science Fiction Literature Catalog, an
English-language bibliography of Brazilian SF, 1992
- Mundo Fantasmo (Ghostly World), collection of
SF/fantastic stories, published by Editora Rocco (Brazil), 1996
- Aporias Apocrifas (Apocryphal Aporias), a book of phrases
attributed to famous people (Brazil, 1997)
- O Homem Artificial (The Artificial Man), a collection of poetry
His short stories are also published (in English and other languages)
in Canada, Russia and Portugal. His articles about SF were published
in Holland and Ecuador. He also wrote the "Brazil" notes for the
"Latin America" entry in The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction
(ed. by John Clute & Peter Nicholls, 1993).
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