Nuno Júdice  奴諾•朱迪斯


Nuno Júdice graduated in Romance Philology from the University of Lisbon and received his doctorate in 1989 with a thesis on Medieval Literature. He served from 1997 to 2004 as the cultural attaché of the Portuguese Embassy in Paris and Director of the Camões Institute also in Paris. He was teacher of Portuguese and French Literature in the Universidade Nova de Lisboa. He has published studies on Theory of Literature and Portuguese Literature and maintains a regular contributor in the press. He was Commissioner for the area of Portuguese literature representing the 49th Book Fair in Frankfurt, which had Portugal as a country theme. His works are not only about poetry and fiction but also essays, theatre, critical edition and anthology. He is the Director since 2009 of Colóquio-Letras, literary magazine of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation. In 2013 he received the Poetry Prize Reina Sofia for Ibero-American Poetry. Many of his books are translated in several languages, mainly Spanish, French, Italian and Arabic.