Welcome to Frederico Lourenço’s official website.

Translator, essayist, poet and novelist, Frederico Lourenço, winner of the Pessoa Prize in 2016 is the author of a comprehensive literary oeuvre, renowned by critics and readers alike.


Frederico Lourenço was born in 1963 in Lisbon. He graduated in Classics in Lisbon University, where he also finished his PhD degree with a thesis on Euripides lyrical chants, unanimously approved by a jury including Maria Helena da Rocha Pereira (Coimbra University) and James Diggle (Cambridge University).