List of Brazilian women writers

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This is a list of women writers who were born in Brazil or whose writings are closely associated with that country.

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  • Zélia Gattai (1916–2008), photographer, memoirist, novelist, children's writer
  • Ivone Gebara (born 1944), nun, feminist theologian, religious writer
  • Luisa Geisler (born 1991), short story writer, novelist
  • Ruth Guimarães (1920–2014), first Afro=Brazilian author to gain a national audience for novels, short stories, and poetry

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  • Inez Haynes Irwin (1873–1970), Brazilian-born American novelist, short story writer, non-fiction writer, journalist, feminist

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  • Adalgisa Nery (1905–1980), poet, short story writer, journalist, politician

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  • Elvira Pagã (1920–2003), film actress, writer, singer
  • Alina Paim (born 1919), novelist, children's literature, feminist writer, communist writer
  • Pagu, pen name of Patrícia Rehder Galvão (1910–1962), poet, novelist, playwright, journalist, translator
  • Paula Parisot (born 1978), writer[1]
  • Nélida Piñon (born 1937), novelist, short story writer
  • Adélia Prado (born 1935), poet, poetry translated into English
  • Heloisa Prieto (born 1954), children's literature, novelist, non-fiction writer

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  • Rachel de Queiroz (1910–2003), journalist, novelist, playwright, non-fiction writer

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  • Luize Valente (born 1966), novelist, film maker, journalist
  • Edla Van Steen (1936–2018), journalist, broadcaster, actress, short story writer, playwright
  • Vira Vovk (born 1926), Ukrainian-born Brazilian poet, novelist, playwright, translator, writing in Ukrainian, German and Portuguese

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  1. ^ Paula Parisot launches Breaking, romance questioning directions, matches and frustrations, 28 October 2013, SopaCultural, Retrieved 28 August 2016

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