Nara Vidal (Minas Gerais, Brazil) graduated in Literature from the Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro and has an MA in Arts and Culture from London Met University. She has published children’s books and novels, including Sorte [Luck], which was awarded the Prémio Oceanos in 2019 and will be published in the Netherlands this year. She is a columnist for Caderno Dois de Cultura, a supplement of A Tribuna de Minas. She coordinates the Brazilian Translation Club, in collaboration with UCL’s Latin-American Studies Department, and manages the online bookshop Capitolina Books. Her other awards include the Brazilian Press Award in Literature (three times) and the Maximiano de Campos award for short stories. She has been living in the United Kingdom since 2001.