Lia Vieira

Lia Vieira is an Afro-Brazilian writer, visual artist, and activist from Rio de Janeiro with an extensive history of struggle in the black and feminist movements in Brazil. She earned a doctorate degree in education from the Universidad de La Habana and the Universidade Estácio de Sá. She is the author of Eu, mulher – mural de poesias (1990), Chica da Silva – a mulher que inventou o mar (2001), and Só as mulheres sangram (2011). For the least thirty years, she has contributed the journal Cadernos Negros organized by the Afro-Brazilian literary collective Quilmbhoje.

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