Rui Zink is a writer and teacher in the department of Portuguese Studies, and is responsible for the disciplines in Edition Theory and Publishing and Editing at graduate level. His body of work – about 30 books comprising fiction and essay – has been translated into 15 languages. In 2009 he was Hélio and Amélia Pedroso Endowed Chair and Writer in Residence at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. He has been also been part of the Portuguese Summer School at the Middlebury College, Vermont. [Scientific outputs]