Hi! I’m a writer, editor, and student. Spent 10 wonderful years in Lisbon and currently I’m living in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. My interests range from books, writing, music, research. I am also interested in arts, dogs and visual arts.
You can click here to read a short story in english. Also, if you’re pro in portuguese, you can buy my last book here. If you’d like to get in touch, feel free to say hello through any of the social links below.
Stuff I’m doing/done:
Master Student in Literature and contemporary studies at Puc-rio (Brazil)
Books: “Qualquer areia é terra firme”(7Letras, 2015, romance); Furta-cores (7Letras, 2012, short-stories); Cidadão Carioca (Arte Ensaio, urban anthropologie); “Rio ao ar livre” Arte Ensaio, sports); Short stories: Angélica”; Os afogados – um passatempo”e “Acontece às vezes” (Amazon, 2015)
coauthor / with Flavia Quaresma : “Um olhar além dos mercados brasileiros”: (Arte Ensaio, Tourism, Gastronomy, Art)
Freelancer Proofreader and copydesk at different Publishing Houses (see my linkedin: https://br.linkedin.com/in/cristina-parga-47b53921
Former Editorial assistant at editora 7Letras for 6 years (Brazil)
Freelancer Writer at Obvious Magazine (portuguese)
Former Journalist at Revista Natural; Cave magazine; Dif Magazine and Parq magazine (Portugal)
Graduated in Journalism at Universidade Nova de Lisboa (Portugal)
Post graduated in Contemporary History at Universidade Nova de Lisboa (Pt)
MBA in Publishing Management at FGV – Rio (Brazil)
Interests: themes related to: Literature/Philosophy/ Writing/ Artist’s biographies/ Vilém Flusser / Autofiction/ Books/ Race issues/Immigration//Multiculturalism/Arts/Human rights/Animal rights/ Internet culture/ Relationships/ Women and gender issues/ Music (synth pop to indie, folk, radio pop and Classical)
also everything about coffee/Gin/beer/ dogs/fiction/ internet and tv series