Writer, Poet, Translator

Sara F. Costa is a Portuguese writer and translator. She holds a master degree in mandarin from Tianjin Foreign Studies University.

 She has published five poetry collections in Portugal. Her latest book won the international award “Glória de Sant’Anna” for best poetry book published in Portuguese speaking countries in 2018.

She has an MA in Intercultural Studies: Portuguese/Chinese from Tianjin Foreign Studies University. Her verses have been translated into several languages and featured in literary journals all across the world. As an emerging European poet, she was an invited author of the International Istanbul Poetry Festival 2017.

In 2018, Sara worked in the organisation of The Script Road-Macau Literary Festival and China-European Union Literary Festival in Shanghai and Suzhou.

In 2019, she was invited to go to Kolkata, India to share her poetry in the second edition of “Chair Poetry Evenings”.

She translates Chinese poetry into Portuguese and has published a collection called "非官方诗坛 | Poética Não Oficial.

She is a member of the Asia Pacific Writers and Translators,

 Sara is currently living in Beijing coordinating events for the Spittoon Beijing Based Arts Collective.

She also founded and hosted the first  Poetry Workshop of Beijing.


"Sara F. Costa’s poetic creation opens the door to the revitalising of many themes, through original image-filled language in which meaningful aphorisms and epigrammatic elements co-exist. Her poetry holds in perfect balance inner and outer universes seen from many angles – be that eroticism (of body or soul) or the proximity of technology. Hers is a Multiple, Refreshing and New Poetic Voice."

Nuno Brito, Poeta


Poems in English from my 5 collections.


My book reviews for the Spittoon Arts Collective



 New York Writers Workshop (NYWW) and Asia Pacific Writers and Translators (APWT) as we host the third chapter of Isolation Break, featuring some of the finest international writers. This episode will include Rochelle Potkar, Mags Webster, Kavita A. Jindal, Sara F. Costa and Usha Akella

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