Arménio Vieira

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Arménio Vieira
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Arménio Vieira at the café Cachito in Praia in 1997.
Born 29 January 1941
Praia, Cape Verde
Occupation writer, poet, journalist

Arménio Adroaldo Vieira e Silva (Portuguese pronunciation: [ɐɾˈmɛniu ɐdɾuˈaldu viˈejɾɐ i ˈsilvɐ]; born January 29, 1941 in Praia, Cape Verde) is a Cape Verdean and a Portuguese writer, poet and journalist. He began his activity during the 1960s, collaborated in SELÓ, Boletim de Cabo Verde, Vértice (Coimbra) review, Raízes, Ponto & Vírgula, Fragmentos, Sopinha de Alfabeto and others.

Three of his poems— Lisboa (1971), Quiproquo and Ser tigre— can be found on the CD Poesia de Cabo Verde e Sete Poemas de Sebastião da Gama by Afonso Dias.[1]

He won the Camões Prize in 2009 on the work O Poema, a Viagem, o Sonho.[2]

His poems were celebrated by Mito Elias (also simply as Mito) in Praia and Mindelo in 2011.[3]

He started a series of "versions of books, poetic and miscellaneous notes" on June 2013 with O Brumário, later Derivações do Brumário and recently Fantasmas e Fantasias do Brumário in 2014.

Works[edit]

  • 1971: Lisboa (Lisbon)
  • Around 1971 and 1972: Quiproquo and Ser tigre
  • 1981: Poemas - África Editora - Colecção Cântico Geral - Lisbon
  • 1990: O Eleito do Sol - Edição Sonacor EP - Grafedito - Praia
  • 1998: Poemas (reedited) - Ilhéu Editora - Mindelo
  • 2006: MITOgrafias - Portuguese Cultural Center - Praia and Mindelo - novel
  • 2009: O Poema, a Viagem, o Sonho - Caminho Publishers, Lisbon - poems
  • 2013: O Brumário
  • Derivações do Brumário, 2013
  • Fantasmas e Fantasias do Brumário, 2014

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Preceded by
João Ubaldo Ribeiro
Camões Prize
2009
Succeeded by
Ferreira Gullar