Tortoza, Carlos 1950-

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Tortoza, Carlos 1950-


Born March 23, 1950, in Sao Paulo, Brazil; son of Gilberto and Luiz Rochael Tortoza; married Teresa Oliver (a writer); children: Larissa, Charli, Julius, Ágatha Maris, Marlon. Education: Studied at San Andrés Fundation, 1970-76; also earned a degree in psychology. Politics: "Neutral." Religion: "Neutral." Hobbies and other interests: Chess, swimming, music.


Home—Vista, CA. Office—Oliver Enterprises, 1370 Calle Jules, Apt. 205, Vista, CA 92084.


BASF Chemical Ltd., Sao Paulo, Brazil, business manager, 1977-89; MacPenn Ltd., Sao Caetano do Sul, Brazil, writer, 1990-2001; Impostomenor. com, Saint Andres, Brazil, writer, 2001-03. Also worked as a university professor of psychology, philosophy, sociology, and business administration in Sao Paulo, 1989-99.


Check Mate and Word Games, Outskirts Press (Parker, CO), 2006.

Author of short tests for various newspapers.