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Noemi Jaffe

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Noemi Jaffe

Noemi Jaffe is an award-winning Brazilian writer whose works have been translated into nearly a dozen languages. After working as a teacher of Brazilian literature for more than twenty years and earning a PhD on the poetry of Antonio Cicero, Noemi Jaffe published her first book, a volume of poetry, in 2005 at the age of forty-three. She works across several genres, including novels, short stories, essays, and creative nonfiction. She has also worked as a literary reviewer for the cultural supplement of the daily Folha de S. Paulo and has published books on literary theory. Noemi Jaffe currently contributes a monthly column for the newspaper Valor Econômico and for the magazine Harper’s Bazaar. She teaches a creative writing course at Casa do Saber, and lives in São Paulo, Brazil.

Articles by Noemi Jaffe

From “What are the Blind Men Dreaming?”
By Noemi Jaffe
The compassionate understand pain, but pain cannot be understood; those who suffer understand nothing.
Translated from Portuguese and Serbian by Julia Sanches & Ellen Elias-Bursać
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