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António Botto

October 28, 2010


Portuguese poet António Botto's 1920 book of homoerotic poems, Canções, gained him lifelong notoriety. It also gained him the admiration of writers diverse as Kipling, Virginia Woolf and Garcia Lorca.

Lota Soares

October 1, 2010


Brazilian architect Lota Soares was the brains behind Rio de Janeiro's Flamengo Park. She was also the lover of Poet Elizabeth Bishop.