Daniel Galera was born in Sao Paulo in 1979. He wrote and edited literary websites, was one of the founders of an influential independent publishing house, Livros do Mal, and has translated Hunter S. Thompson, Jonathan Safran Foer, Zadie Smith and Irvine Welsh into Brazilian Portuguese. He has published a collection of short stories and three novels, two of which have been shortlisted for the Jabuti Prize, including Maos de Cavalo (Horse Hands). He wrote a highly acclaimed graphic novel Cachalote, in association with Rafael Coutinho and is most recent novel, Blood-Soaked Beard (Barba Ensopada De Sangue) was published by Companhia das Letras in late 2012 and met with great critical and commercial success. It has since been published in twelve other territories in 2013 and 2014.
Agent Name: Laurence Laluyaux