GRAÇA GRAÚNA is the pseudonym of Maria das Graças Ferreira. Writer, potiguar ethnic; was born in Campestre (RN). Entry in the Encyclopedia of brazilian literature (ed. Afranio Coutinho), São Paulo: Global, 2001 and in Critical dictionary of brazilian women writers (ed. Nelly Novaes Coelho), São Paulo: Escrituras, 2002.

Formed in Lyrics by UFPE, the author defended Master's thesis on myths of indigenous Brazilian children in literature, in 1991. In 2003, defended the PhD thesis on contemporary Indian literature in Brazil. Assistant Professor in Literature, Language and Brasilian Culture at the University of Pernambuco - UPE - Campus Garanhuns, which coordinates the Center for Studies in Literature, Language Compared Portuguese - NESC, the Project for Training in Literature and Human Rights, at the MEC / SEACD / UPE and Specialization Course for Teachers Indigenous, the UPE in partnership with the Department of Education of the State of Pernambuco. Colaborations in newspapers and magazines in Brazil and abroad, among them: the Art and Word (Sergipe), Literary Supplement of Mines (BH) and Jornal de Letras (Lisbon).

GRAÇA GRAÚNA sees in Rilke, Florbela, Oswald de Andrade,  Manoel Bandeira, Joaquim Cardoso, Drummond and Garcia Lorca, among others, the most poetic expressions of our time.