Pinon, Nélida (1937–)
Pińon, Nélida (1937–)
Brazilian novelist and short-story writer. Name variations: Nelida Pinon. Born May 3, 1937, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Traveled widely and taught at University of Miami, Universidad Complutense da Madrid, Johns Hopkins University, and Columbia University; writings, many of which have been translated into several languages, include Guia-mapa de Gabriel Arcanjo (1961), Madeira feita cruz (1963), Fundador (1969), A casa da paixão (1972), Tebas do meu coração (1974), A força do destino (1978), O calor das coisas (1980), A república dos sonhos (1984), O Páo de cada dia (1994), and A casa da Paixao (1999). Won José Geraldo Vieira Prize and PEN Fiction Prize.