Itamar Vieira Junior

Itamar Vieira Junior was born in Salvador, Bahia in 1979. He holds a doctorate in Ethnic and African Studies. Before Crooked Plow, he published a collection of short stories titled The Executioner’s Prayer, which was nominated for Brazil’s biggest literary award, the Jabuti. Crooked Plow won the prestigious 2018 LeYa Award in Portugal.

Itamar Vieira Junior

Photo by Uendel Galter