Kathleen de Azevedo


Kathleen de Azevedo’s novel of Brazilian American immigrants, Samba Dreamers (University of Arizona Press) was nominated for the Northern California Book Award and won a 2007 PEN Oakland-Josephine Miles National Literary Award and the 2012 Latino Books into Movies Award.  Her short stories and articles have appeared in many publications including the Los Angeles Times, Américas, Boston Review, Michigan Quarterly Review, Greensboro Review, Cimarron Review, Gulf Coast, Gettysburg Review, TriQuarterly, and the anthologies New Stories of the Southwest (Ohio University Press) and Latinos in Lotus Land (Bilingual Review Press). She also has written web content for various online sites catering to writers and those interested in Latino literature. She was born in Rio de Janeiro but currently lives in San Francisco.

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