Escritos No Silêncio

Escritos No Silêncio by Carlos Vaz (Chiado, Lisbon, 2018)

Introduced by Carlos Vaz

#ABookaDayafromHay with Oliver Balch in Guinea Bissau

Carlos Vaz, a playwright, journalist and poet from Guinea Bissau introduces – in Portuguese – his first collection of poetry, published by Chiado in October 2018. Escritos No Silêncio includes poems by Carlos Vaz from the last 40 years.

He reads an extract of a poem ‘Idílio à Mulher Guineense’.



Oliver Balch is the co-founder of The Story of Books. He is currently in Bissau, doing research about books, publishing and bookselling in Bissau, the capital of Guinea Bissau.

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