Nuno Júdice was born in the 29 april 1949 in Mexilhoeira Grande, Portugal. He graduated in Romance Philology from the University of Lisbon and received his doctorate in 1989 with a thesis on Medieval Literature. He served from 1997 to 2004 as the cultural attaché of the Portuguese Embassy in Paris and Director of the Camões Institute also in Paris. He was teacher of Portuguese and French Literature in the Universidade NOVA de Lisboa until 2015 when he retired. He has published studies on Theory of Literature and Portuguese Literature. Poet, fictionist he organized the ‘European Week of Poetry’ under the Lisbon European Capital of Culture (1994). He was literary editor of Tabacaria, published by the Casa Fernando Pessoa, and Commissioner for the area of Portuguese literature representing the 49th Book Fair in Frankfurt, which had Portugal as a country theme. His works are not only about poetry and fiction but also essays, theatre, critical edition and anthology. He is the Director since 2009 of Colóquio-Letras, literary magazine of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation. Among other prizes, in 2013 he received the Poetry Prize Reina Sofia for Ibero-American Poetry. In 2017 he received the Prize Juan Crisóstomo Doria for Humanities, of the Universidade Autónoma of the State of Hidalgo (México), for the whole of his cultural and universitary work. Many of his poetry books are translated all over the world. [Scientific outputs]