João Luís Barreto Guimarães

João Luís Barreto Guimarães was born in Porto, Portugal where he graduated in medicine. He is a breast reconstructive plastic surgeon and author of nine poetry books, including his first seven books collected in Poesia Reunida (Collected Poetry, Quetzal, Lisbon, 2011), and the subsequent Você Está Aqui (You Are Here, Quetzal, Lisbon, 2013), and Mediterrâneo (Mediterranean, Quetzal, Lisbon, 2016). He is also a chronicler and a translator, mainly for his blog Poesia & Lda (Ilimited Poetry).