Mini Bio

May Barros acts as editor-in-chief for Revista Avessa, is part of the cast in the Andarilhos do Imaginário podcast and is a postgraduate student at Uerj. She creates fantastic worlds where anything is possible with characters that make you care and stories where everyone gets to see themselves included. May lives in Rio de Janeiro with her family.

Short Bio

Fantasy author, May Barros acts as editor-in-chief for Revista Avessa, is part of the cast in the Andarilhos do Imaginário podcast and is a postgraduate student at Uerj. She also likes to create art and design games. May creates fantastic worlds where anything is possible with characters that make you care and stories where everyone gets to see themselves included. Caleidoscópio, published by Editora Illuminare, is her first book and a short story collection. Journey HomeCrystalline and Favorite are self-published short stories. She has stories featured in the following anthologies: Contos de Fada, Anjos e Demônios, published by Illuminare; Valquírias, published by Darda Editora; Momentum and Keep Faith, both organized and edited by Gabriela Martins. May lives in Rio de Janeiro with her family.

Long Bio

Fantasy author, May Barros acts as editor-in-chief for Revista Avessa, a Brazilian literary magazine, since 2014; is part of the cast in the Andarilhos do Imaginário podcast, a writing podcast, since 2018; and is a postgraduate student at Uerj. She also likes to create art and design games. May creates fantastic worlds where anything is possible with characters that make you care and stories where everyone gets to see themselves included.

 

Born in 1992, May lives in Rio de Janeiro with her family. She has a Master Degree in Comunication by Uerj.

Caleidoscópio, published by Editora Illuminare, is her first book and a short story collection. Journey HomeCrystalline, The Keeper of Magic e Favorite are self-published short stories. She has stories featured in the following anthologies: Contos de Fada, Anjos e Demônios, published by Illuminare; Valquírias, published by Darda Editora; Momentum and Keep Faith, both organized and edited by Gabriela Martins. She crowdfunded the publication of her first artbook, In the Dark, in 2018.

Social Media

Twitter: http://twitter.com/MayFPBarros

Instagram: http://instagram.com/mayfpbarros

Tumblr: http://mayarab.tumblr.com

TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@mayfpbarros

Photos & Covers

by May Barros
by May Barros
The cover of Journey Home shows Amara, a fat witch with long brown hair with a concerned expression, flying on a broom after Luiza, a skinny witch with short ginger hair, who is on the background with a mischievous grin flying in a skate-broom. The background shows two planets.
Cover by Renata Nolasco
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Art: May Barros | Design: May Barros
Cover for Golden Hue. Half of a woman's face, white latina with dark eyes and dark hair. She's enveloped by golden light and the skin around her eyes shines golden, like glitter.
Design: May Barros
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Design: May Barros
Cover for Favorite. The title is against a simple leafy pattern.
Design: May Barros