The Hay Festival has just launched Aarhus39, a selection of the 39 best children’s and YA writers from all over Europe, aged 40 and under. The project comprises a festival and two new anthologies for children and YA for the European Capital of Culture Aarhus 2017.
Portugal will be represented by Ana Pessoa e David Machado.
At Planeta Tangerina Ana Pessoa has published The karate girl’s red notebook (2012), Supergiant (2014) and Mary John (2016). Many of her works are also published in Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, Guatemala, Peru, Chile, Argentina and Uruguay.