Adelaide Ivánova

© Lukas Lademann

Adelaide Ivánova is a poet and housing activist from Pernambuco, Brazil. In 2018 she won the Rio Literature Prize for her fifth book, “the hammer”, which was published in Brazil, Portugal, USA, United Kingdom, Germany, Argentina and Greece. In 2020 she was nominated for the poetry awards Derek Walcott and National Translation Awards. She lives in Germany since 2011, trying to earn a living in the gig economy sector.