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Jarid Arraes was born in Juazeiro de Norte, in the Cariri region of Ceará, in 1991. Writer, cordelista, and poet, she is the author of AS LENDAS DE DANDARA (Legends of Dandara), UM BURACO COM MEU NOME (A Hole that Carries My Name), HEROÍNAS NEGRAS BRASILEIRAS (Black Brazilian Heroines), and the short story collection REDEMOINHO EM DIA QUENTE (Whirlwind on a Torrid Day), which won the APCA Prize in 2019 and the Biblioteca Nacional Award in 2020. She currently lives in São Paulo, where she founded a women’s writing club. She has published over seventy chapbooks.