Adrino Aragão


1936 –


Who is Adrino Aragão?

Adrino Aragão, born in Manaus, State of Amazon, Brazil, 1936, is a Brazilian short-story writer. In the 70's And 80's, he was a prominent Desed magazine and BIP - Boletim de Informação ao Pessoal, do Banco do Brasil S.A. reporter. BIP had a circulation of over 100.000 every week. Adrino Aragão wrote several reviews of new Brazilian books. After his retirement, he wrote essays on Comparative Literature and Literary Theory for Jornal do Brasil/Rio de Janeiro and academicals publications.

He is recognized by his focus on the fables and traditional stories. He wrote on the short stories of Jorge Luis Borges. His book O Champanhe focus on the study of the theatre of Anton Chekhov.

He lives in Brasília D.F. and he participated as Member of Committees for granting Literary Prizes in Manaus and in Brasília D.F., Brazil. He is a member of the União Brasileira de Escritores and wrote several essays on Clube da Madrugada, an amazonian avant-garde movement formed in 1954 by Jorge Tufic, Farias de Carvalho, Luiz Bacellar, and other Brazilian poets and artists.

He is a regular articulist of O Pioneiro magazine, edited by the poet and journalist Heitor Humberto de Andrade.

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