Maria Andresen

Maria Andresen writes an ambitious poetry in the sense that, through it, we no longer listen to ‘God’s voice in a covered well’, as Fernando Pessoa-Álvaro de Campos would say, but we are touched by the impossibility and by the echo of despair that inhabits that same impossibility.’

Luís Quintais


Maria Andresen was born in Porto but has always lived in Lisbon. She teaches at the Humanities Faculty in the Universidade Clássica de Lisboa and is also an essayst and a translator.

Poetry books since 2000: Lugares 2 (2001), Livro de Passagens (2006), Lugares 3 (2010), O que Move o Silêncio do Cavalo e Anteriores Lugares (2020).