Elvira Vigna, Brazilian writer, Died at 69


Elvira Vigna was born in 1947, in Rio de Janeiro and died on July 10, 2017.

She was a Brazilian writer, illustrator and journalist.

She resided in São Paulo.

She graduated in literature at the University of Nancy in 1974 and a master’s degree at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro.

Vigna wrote for newspapers such as O Globo and O Estado de S. Paulo and edited the literary magazine A Pomba.

Vigna wrote and illustrated children’s books in the beginning of her career, moving to novels later.

Her works won literary prizes such as the Jabuti Prize, Machado de Assis and Oceanos.

Elvira died in São Paulo.

Elvira Vigna passed away at 69 years old.