Inês Fonseca Santos

(b. 1979)

Inês Fonseca Santos’ poems seem like an allegory of the defeat that inhabits the heart of poetry, which has but words to tell the things of the world and, in so doing, is sentenced to lose it. Her poetry feeds on things as if they were absences (...). Her ‘parti pris des choses’ is, rather than choice or prejudice, the imposition of the world.
Inês Fonseca Santos was born in Lisbon, where she works as a television, radio and newspaper journalist. She has a degree in Law and an MA in the area of Modern and Contemporary Portuguese Literature.
Poetry books since 2000: As Coisas (2012), A Habitação de Jonas (2013)

Poems

Quarta, 26 de Julho de 2017