Carla Bessa studied theatre at UNIRIO and at the Casa de Artes de Laranjeiras, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Later she worked as an actress and theatre director in Germany for 15 years. Since 2012, she has been working as a literary translator for Brazilian publishing houses. Her short stories and book reviews have been published in anthologies, literary blogs and online magazines. Her first short story collection will be published in September 2017 by Oito e meio, Rio de Janeiro. She lives in Berlin.
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