“An Unusual Literary Phenomenon for Brazil”

Author Geovani Martins grew up in Rio’s favelas.  Today his writing is celebrated by Brazilian readers, artists, and intellectuals as capturing the spirit of Rio.  Read on for more of Martins’ touching story of triumph that begins with inspiring storytelling from his loving grandmother:

GEOVANI MARTINS: THE FAVELA-RAISED AUTHOR HAILED FOR CAPTURING RIO’S SPIRIT

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