Awards and Distinctions.


Pessoa Prize

Pessoa Prize, a distinction each every year to a Portuguese national who has had an important and innovative contribution to arts, literature and science.

2002 | 2006

Such an Immense Desire

Awarded the 2006 Europe/David Mourão Ferreira Prize (Promise), and the 2002 Portuguese PEN Club Award for First Work.


Homer’s Odyssey

Awarded the 2004 Dom Dinis Prize and the Portuguese Translators’ Association/Portuguese Writers’ Association Literary Translation Prize.