Every country’s distinct way of expressing the uniqueness of their culture has, through centuries, been writing. Nothing has that kind of power; to break boundaries, to change minds or to destroy nations. Writing remained the world’s greatest weapon that can do what no other weapons can – spread ideas.
In modern time, it can be achieved not only through its tridimensional form – books, but it can have a more widespread and active approach – through its virtual dimension. New age brings us Internet writers, bloggers, dreamers, idea-makers, thinkers that enrich our virtual lives.
Modern Brazil has been growing stronger in its cultural influence and as it is a mixture of cultures, races and religions, it is also world’s true goldmine of literature. Widespread use of the Internet and the digital revolution overall, followed by a wave of translations to English, has put Brazil on the pedestal of contemporary writing and literature. This article aims to represent the inspiring new forces on the current Brazilian writing scene.
Vanessa Barbara, a journalist and a writer, published her book “Noites de alface” in 2013, which is a novel dealing with daily life and its difficulties. She is also the site editor for the A hortaliça, translator for Conapnhia das Letras and a columnist for few newspapers
Thais Herédia is a journalist with experience in economics and politics, and works as news editor for the TV Globo . Her opinion is highly respected, and she constantly publishes articles at G1-TV Globo portal.
Michel Laub is the author of five novels and won few prizes. His famous novel Diário da Queda is worth mentioning, since it portrays difficulties in the author’s life that affected every major change in his life.
Jaime Garcia Dias is a well-known journalist and blogger with growing influence and highly visited personal blog. His interests are economics, world politics, travel and health. If you are interested in some ecological subjects such as food waste, or health-related topics such as improving your diet, being active and lowering sugar intake, you should refer to his personal blog.
Ricardo Noblat is a former editor of few journals and is now a famous Brazilian journalist with his personal blog, Blog Do Noblat, on the internet site Globo. The blog has numerous politics-related articles that express the opinion and expertise of this respected author.