Josely Vianna Baptista

Appears in: Poets

Josely Vianna Baptista (Curitiba, Paraná, Brasil, 1957) has written several books of poetry and prose, including a book for young adults which received the VI Prémio Internacional del Libro Ilustrado Infantil y Juvenil del Gobierno de México. She has translated more than fifty books, including poems by J.L. Borges for the multi-volume Obra Completa (Globo), for which she was awarded the prestigious Prêmio Jabuti in 1999. On the shining screen of the eyelids (Manifest Press), a collection of her poems and Florid Pores, a poem in six cantos (1913: a journal of forms), have been published in the United States.