SANDRA RUSSO
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BIOGRAPHY
 
BIOGRAPHY

Who could figure out that Sandra Russo who was born in June22, 1959, would become a writer? Sandra graduated from USP, an outstanding educational institution, at São Paulo, Brazil, in Social Communication. She left this career – a snap decision - to travel around the world, in company of countless characters she created in her novels. In 1995, she picked up some of the material she has written since she was a teenager and published an anthology:Novos Talentos da Literatura Brasileira volume I e II , Forever Publishing House. It was a great success, followed by: Poetas e Prosadores do Novo Milênio , Nativa Publishing House 2000 and O Anjinho Peralta , available in English (Naughty Little Angel), version made by Brazilian Portuguese Association of Portland Oregon. In August 2014 effectively participated on the biggest Fair Book of South America – 23ª Bienal Internacional do Livvo – at São Paulo. On this special occasion launches her new book “ A Aventura dos Livros” ( The books` adventure) aimed at 9 years old to encourage reading, beautifully illustrated by Mauro Freitas. Mainly to be used to help children to become lifelong readers, it serves young, teachers, librarians which made her featured Young Adult Literature Conference at Paul Harris Library twice. She has been awarded in both contests prizes “Fúlvia Tessarolo” 2013-2014 sponsered by Sociedade Amici d’Italia as also in the international XXX Nósside Prize by UNESCO in 2014 with her poem “Espaços”. In march 2015 she has participated in the REBRA anthology “Assim escrevem as brasileiras” launched the during the annual Salon du Livre or Paris Book Fair a top event in France for book industry professionals and writers, year wich Brazil was the country honoured. The anthology was translated to French with the title “Ainsi écrivent les brésiliennes”. In November 2018 came the first book of the serie novel OS SUCESSORES self published edition by Clube de Autores that we know for sure will fascinate you.