João Morgado


Country: Portugal

João Morgado is a poet and novelist and has published seven novels. His other works include short stories, poetry, and children’s narratives, which are original pieces of work with varying themes, languages, and literary styles. This approach has earned him nine literary awards, theater adaptations, and translations into other languages.

Supported by the Embassy of Portugal in Indonesia and Instituto Camoes

João Morgado adalah seorang penyair dan novelis dan telah menerbitkan tujuh novel. Karya-karyanya yang lain adalah cerpen, puisi, dan cerita anak yang merupakan karya orisinal dengan tema, bahasa, dan gaya sastra yang berbeda-beda. Pendekatan ini telah memberinya sembilan penghargaan sastra, adaptasi teater, dan diterjemahkan dalam banyak bahasa.

Didukung oleh Institut Français d’Indonésie

Didukung oleh Kedutaan Besar di Portugal, Jakarta dan Instituto Camoes

Appearing in

Main Program | The Power of Poetry

Poetry has the power to move, inspire and unite us. Poetry, out of all the literary genres, chooses the most beautiful ‘passage.’ Join us for a poetry reading that centres …


Main Program | Looking to the Past: Writing about History

João Morgado writes about the expeditions of Vasco de Gama, Magellan, and the spice trade with historical accuracy. Isna Marifa’s debut novel, Mountains More Ancient, focuses on Indonesian slavery in …


Special Event | Journeys: The Uncharted Voyage

Sip on jewel-coloured cocktails in Boliche, Ubud’s hidden, lamp-lit bar, while savouring tapas and the words of Giuseppe Catozzella, nominated UN Goodwill Ambassador and acclaimed Italian novelist, Joao Morgado, award-winning …