Maurício Meireles


Reporter and Columnist,  Folha de São Paulo (São Paulo, Brazil)

Digital approaches to covering arts and culture  Judge

Maurício Meireles is a literature reporter and columnist at Folha de São Paulo. He has covered the negotiations between U.S. tech companies, Amazon, Google and Apple, with Brazilian publishers to sell e-books in Brazil. His work includes interviews with authors including Salman Rushdie, Paul Auster, Elena Ferrante, James Wood, Amos Oz and George Saunders. Meireles works with historical and intellectual archives to find new stories on artists through once-classified documents and unpublished materials. Prior to his work at Folha de São Paulo, he was a reporter at O Globo, the second largest newspaper in Brazil and at the weekly magazine Época. He holds a B.A. in journalism from Federal University of Rio de Janeiro.