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Eliane Brum

AMAZON ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEMBER

Rainforest
Journalism Fund
Amazon

Eliane Brum is a Brazilian writer, journalist, and documentary filmmaker. She has received more than 40 awards and honors at home and abroad, published six nonfiction books and one novel, and directed four documentary films. In October 2019, her new book "The Collector of Leftover Souls: Field Notes on Brazil's Everyday Insurrections" was launched by Graywolf in the U.S., and by Granta, in the UK. She writes regular columns for El País (Spain), and she is also a contributor to The Guardian, Atmos and European newspapers and magazines. She is one of the protagonists of global movements Amazon Center of the World and Free The Future. She lives in Altamira, in the Amazon Rainforest.

Eliane Brum. Photo by Azul Serra