GRAÇA RORIZ FONTELES
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BIOGRAPHY
 
BIOGRAPHY

Maria das GRAÇAs Sá RORIZ FONTELES was born in Fortaleza-Ceará-Brazil. Married, mother of three children: Cristiane (Dentist), Manassés, Jr. (Humanist) and Daniel (Psycologist). Grandmother of Tamara Hadassah, Gabriel, Benjamin, Ana Liz and Pedro Arthur. Poet, dentist graduated by the Federal University of Ceará (1977), MS in Pharmacology by the same University. Post-graduated in General Dentistry by Eastman Dental Center, University of Rochester, NY. She was specialized in Periodontology by the Nacional Dental Association since 1987. Research fellow at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Va (1991-1992). MS in Religious Studies at Mackenzie University, São Paulo, Brazil (2006), and Doctorate in Literature by the same University. Associated member of the Brazilian Union of Writers (UBE).