David Machado  hails from Lisbon, Portugal, and writes fiction for both adults and children. His books have been awarded literary prizes, including the European Union Prize for Literature for the Portuguese version of his novel, Índicemédio de felicidade (The Shelf Life of Happiness), which he adapted into a screenplay in 2016. When he’s not traveling, he lives in Lisbon with his wife and two children.

Supported by Consulate General of Portugal (Toronto).

Events David Machado was involved in

  • Around the World

    Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 6:00 PM

    For an hour and a half you will be transported to three continents and nine countries with readings by our visiting international authors.


  • EUNIC @ IFOA New Literature from Europe

    Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 6:00 PM

    Encounter Italian author Nicola Lagioia, David Machado from Portugal, Immanuel Mifsud from Malta and French novelist Sylvain Prudhomme, and discover today’s European literature’s rising generation.