José Luis Peixoto, Djaimilia Pereira de Almeida, Paulo Scott, Mia Couto, and Gonçalo M. Tavares //

We are proud to announce that among the fourteen finalists of the Casino da Póvoa Award, that have been announced on 20 January, there are five of our authors.
Autobiography by José Luis Peixoto, Maremoto by Djaimilia Pereira de Almeida, Phenotypes by Paulo Scott, The Cartographer of Absences by Mia Couto, and The Middle Bone by Gonçalo M. Tavares.
The jury, composed of Ana Pereirinha, Carlos Quiroga, Carlos Vaz Marques, Isabel Lucas, and Isabel Pires de Lima, will announce the winner on 23 February, at Póvoa’s Casino, in the Official Opening Ceremony of the 23rd Correntes d’Escritas. The prize, worth 20.000 €, will be awarded during the Closing Ceremony, on 26 February, at Cine-Teatro Garrett.