Paulo Fernando Craveiro

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Paulo Fernando Craveiro
Born Paulo Fernando Craveiro Leite
(1934-08-11) August 11, 1934 (age 82)
Monteiro, Paraíba, Brazil
Residence Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil
Nationality BrazilianBrazil
Occupation writer, journalist, columnist and art critic
Parent(s) Alfredo Craveiro Costa Leite
Maria José Niceas Leite
Paulo Fernando

Paulo Fernando Craveiro GCIH (born August 11, 1934 in Paraíba, Brazil) is a writer, journalist, columnist and art critic.

Son of Alfredo Craveiro Costa Leite (lawyer, prosecutor, poet and journalist) and Maria José Niceas Leite, Paulo Fernando Craveiro was born on August 11, 1934 at the Alagoa do Monteiro, today the city of Monteiro, Paraíba. His grandparent were Francisco Assis Leite and Adélia Craveiro Costa Leite. When he was three months old, he came with his family to live in Recife, Pernambuco. He studied at the Faculdade de Direito do Recife. He studied literary style of the Facultad de Filosofía, Universidad de Madrid, won the Carlos Septien Journalism Prize, created by the Instituto de Cultura Hispânica de Madri, attended classes in political theory at George Washington University and perfected in journalism at the Thomson Foundation in Wales. For many years he wrote for newspapers.

He began his professional career as a radio announcer and for journalistic career in television was host of "Um Homem Chamado Notícia" (A Man Called News) in which news of the day and had always ended the broadcast with the famous phrase "head over heels, no one is made of iron".

Followed by a brief instant political career when he was Chief of Staff of the State of Pernambuco, in the era of Governor Nilo Coelho (1967–1971). On this occasion, had the opportunity to receive and cicerone the visit of Queen Elizabeth II, along with Prince Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh.

As a journalist he traveled the world several times, and then described his vision through chronicles and newspaper articles on various corners of the world.


Cover Title Year Category
O Homem Só 1959 Chronicle
Prefácio da Cidade 1961 Chronicle
A Mulher no Silêncio 1964 Chronicle
A Voz Escrita 1968 Poetry
A Fábula da Guerra 1970 Chronicle
O Pintor de Fêmeas 1976 and 1977 Poetry
As Sandálias do Tempo 1978 Chronicle
Prefácio da Cidade 1991 Chronicle
Os Olhos Azuis da Sombra 2004 Novel
O Último Dia do Corpo 2005 Novel
Pássaro Feito de Pó 2007 Chronicle
Boa Terra de Ódios 2007 Novel
O Boneco Íntimo 2009 Novel