Corsino Fortes Chapbook
Corsino Fortes was born in 1933, in Mindelo, Cape Verde. He has published three volumes of poetry, collected in A Cabeca Calva de Deus (The Bald Head of God). A major figure in Lusophone modernist poetry, he has worked as a lawyer and a teacher, was a judge in Angola and served as Cape Verde's ambassador to Portugal.
Sean O'Brien lives in Newcastle-upon-Tyne. He has written a new version of Dante's Inferno (2006) and six award-winning collections of poetry including The Drowned Book (2007), which won the Forward and TS Eliot poetry prizes.
Daniel Hahn translated The Book of Chameleons (2006) by Angolan novelist Jose Eduardo Agualusa, which won the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize (2007).
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