Conceição Evaristo is one of Brazil's foremost feminist novelists and poets. Her unwavering commitment to racial and gender justice shines through in her work and in her vital connections to activism and the academy. Her highly acclaimed first novel, Poncia Vicencio, was published in English in 2006. She is a professor of Brazilian literature at Catholic University in Rio de Janeiro and is working on her doctorate in comparative literature.
Conceição Evaristo, Maria Aparecida Salgueiro de Andrade, Antonio D. Tillis; Selected Poems. Meridians 1 June 2016; 14 (1): 84–93. doi: https://doi.org/10.2979/meridians.14.1.07
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