Teolinda Gersão

Title: 1) Writer 2) Literature Teacher (Retired)

Company: Self-Employed

Location: Lisboa, Portugal


  • Inductee, Worldwide Lifetime Achievement (2018)
  • Recipient, Prémio Literário Fernando Namora (2001, 2015)
  • Recipient, Award, António Quadros Foundation (2013)
  • Recipient, Prize, Ciranda (2012)
  • Recipient, Literature Prize, Inês de Castro Foundation (2008)
  • Recipient, Literary Prize, Maxima Review (2008)
  • Recipient, Camilo Castelo Branco Grand Prize for Short Story, Portuguese Writers ‘Association (2001)
  • Recipient, Critic’s Prize, Portuguese Center, L’Association Internationale de la Critique Littéraire (1999)
  • Nominee, Aristeion Prize for Romance, European Council (1996)
  • Recipient, Grand Prize for Novel of the Year, Portuguese Writers ‘Association (1995)
  • Recipient, Fiction Award, PEN International (1981, 1989)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in the World, Marquis Who’s Who (2003-2004)


  • Postgraduate Coursework, Freie Universität Berlin
  • Postgraduate Coursework, The University of Tübingen
  • Degree in English and German Studies, Universidade de Coimbra

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