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Mia Couto e Roberto Chichorro

Mia Couto e Roberto Chichorro

Mia Couto was born in Beira, Mozambique, in 1955. He published his first work, “Raíz de Orvalho” (Dew Root) in 1983. In 1986 he starts his path of reinvention of the Portuguese language - "falinventar" (talkinvent) - with the storybook “Vozes Anoitecidas” (Nightfallen Voices). Presently, in addition to being a writer, Mia Couto is a biologist and professor. He is the most translated Mozambican author, with books published in more than 20 countries.

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