Geovani Martins was born in 1991 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He grew up with his mother in the Rio neighbourhood of Vidigal. He supported his writing by working as a sandwich-board man and selling drinks on the beach, and was discovered during creative writing workshops at Flup, the literary festival of the Rio favelas. The Sun on My Head is his first book.
Geovani Martins; Translated from the Portuguese by Julia Sanches
A bestselling literary sensation in Brazil, a powerful debut short-story collection about favela life in Rio de Janeiro
In The Sun on My Head, Geovani Martins...