Book: Writers of the Portuguese Diaspora in the United States and Canada – Anthology

A bilingual anthology, in English and Portuguese, will be published later this year designed to acquaint English-speaking readers with representative literary works of Portuguese-American and Portuguese-Canadian writers. Editors Luis Gonçalves (Princeton University) and Carlo Matos (City Colleges of Chicago) are calling for submissions “by authors of Portuguese descent in the United States and Canada that explore the Portuguese migrant experience in all its various manifestations” the announcement says. According to the editors, “Readers will be introduced to aspects of Portuguese-American and Portuguese-Canadian literatures and cultures in order to heighten their critical awareness and sensitivity to cultural nuances of the Portuguese Diaspora in the United States and Canada, which are too often ignored.”

(Continue reading at Portuguese-American Journal)

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