Tiago Manuel Ribeiro Patrício, Portugal

January 27, 1979 in Funchal


Master degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Lisbon, 2007

Master degree in Literature, University of Lisbon, 2015


“O Princípio da Noite”, Novel, Gradiva, 2015

“1975”, Novel, Gradiva, 2014

“Turismo de Guerra”, Poetry, Artefacto, 2014

“O Estado de Nova Iorque”, Short stories, Gradiva, 2013

“Trás-os-Montes”, Novel, Gradiva, 2012

“A Memória das Aves”, Poetry, 2012

“Letters From Prague”, Poetry (Bilingual), CPAI Edition, 2010, 2012

“Checoslováquia”, Theatre, MoscaMorta, 2011

“O Livro das Aves”, Poetry, Quasi Edition, 2009

“Jovens Escritores” (Young Writers Antology), 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010

“Cràse” (Young Portuguese Literature Magazine), 2010

“Saudade” (Poetry Magazine), 2009, 2010

“Ítaca” (Literature Magazine), 2010, 2011

Grants and Awards

Selected for the residence at the Hawthornden Castle in Lasswade (Scotland), June 2015

Grant American Club of Lisbon for a research on John Dos Passos at the Virginia University, 2014

L’Obrador d’Estiu, in Barcelona, sponsored by Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian

Resident in the Ledig House, New York, 2012, sponsored by DGLB

Selected for the project “Tea Bag Poems” by M4m residencies program at SERDE, in Latvia, 2012

Novel National Prize – “Agustina-Bessa Luís”, for his first novel – “Trás-os-Montes”, 2011

Poetry National Prize – “Natércia Freire”, for his thirth poetry book, “A Memória das Aves”, 2011

Mention in the Theatre Prize “António José da Silva”, Portugal-Brasil, for his play “Checoslováquia”, 2010

Young Writers Selection – 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010

Poetry National Prize, Daniel Faria, with his first poetry book, “O Livro das Aves”  2009

Selected to the Biennale of Young Artists in Skopje, in literature area, 2009

Selected to creative residence in Prague in November 2007, promoted by the Linhart Foundation and presented his work, “Letters From Prague” in poetry, in Skolska28 Art Gallery


Tunis (Tunisia), July 2007

Prague (Czech Republic), November 2007

Izmir (Turkey), February 2009

Short time residences in Monasteries in Portugal (Singeverga, January 2008) and Spain (Segóvia, April 2009), to understand the ways of silence in the literary creative process

Prague (Czech Republic), August 2010

Klaipeda (Lithuania), July 2011

Aizpute (Latvia), June 2012

Ledig House, New York, USA, Sept/Oct 2012

Work Experience

Tecnical Director Assistant Pharmacist, Vila do Bispo (Algarve), 2008

Hospital Pharmacist, Caxias (Lisboa), 2009-2010

Writing and Drama Teacher in an Elementary Scholl, Laranjeiras (Lisbon), 2010

Poetry Teacher in Telhal, Psychiatric Hospital, 2010 – 2012

Works with “teatromosca”, “Estaca Zero” and “Ponto Teatro” as playwright. Wrote the plays: “Utopia”, “Eternidade”, “Checoslováquia” and children plays: “Paula Rego” and “Hellen Keller” and short plays “Snipers” and “Lugares”

Tiago Patrício, Funchal

Tiago Patrício, Funchal


Antigona, from Sophocles, Lisbon, May 2004

Three short plays from Harold Pinter, Herberto Helder and Michele de Ghelderode, Lisbon, May 2005

“49 Gates”, poetry installation in Skopje with the Slovenian writer, Glorjana Veber, during the Young Artists Biennale, 2009

“49th Gate”, poetry video in Skopje, presented at Škuc Gallerie in Ljubljana, 2009

Poetry Day, Music and Poetry readings, Ourique, March 2010

Poetry reading from his book “Letters from Prague” in a bilingual edition (Portuguese/English) in Globe Bookstore in Prague, August 2010

Art’s Birthday Party – Radio Sreaming performance – Lisbon, 17/01/21012

Herbal Poetry/Tea Bag Poems, Latvia, 2012



Creative writing course, 2001

Courses of improvement in press by CENJOR, 2001/2003

Course of photographic techniques by CENJOR, 2005

Theatre workshops and modern dance with Ávila Costa, Jean Paul Buchieri, João Brites, Bruno Listopad and Sofia Neuparth, 2006-2009

Intensive Arabic language course in Tunisia, July 2007

Bagpipe playing course, 2006-2008

Intensive Czech language course in Prague, August 2010

Dramaturgic workshop with the playwright Simon Stephens in Sala Beckett, Barcelona 2013