Member Profile

paulo da costa

Photo: Galen Bullard 2002

paulo da costa was born in Luanda, Angola and raised in Portugal. He is a writer, editor and translator living on the West Coast of Canada.


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The Green and Purple Skin of The World. Freehand Books, 2013
The Scent of a Lie - short stories. Livros Pé d'Orelha, 2012
The Cartography of Being - Selected Poems of Nuno Judice. Livros Pé d'Orelha, 2012
O Perfume da Mentira. Livros Pé d'Orelha, 2012
New Writing 14. Granta UK (Anthology), 2006
notas-de-rodapé - poemas. Livros Pé d'Orelha, 2005.
The Midwife of Torment & Other Stories - 55 sudden fictions . Guernica Editions, 2017
Beyond Bullfights and Ice Hockey, The Architecture of a Multicultural Identity. BP (forthcoming), 2015


Commonwealth Writers Prize - Best First Book, Canada & Caribbean Region for The Scent of a Lie, 2003
W. O. Mitchell City of Calgary Book Prize for The Scent of a Lie, 2002


Presentation Description

Presentation Length:
Fiction and Poetry
6 to 12
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Northern OAC WITS:
GST not applicable