Gávea-Brown Publications

History and Mission

Gávea-Brown Publications was founded in 1980 under the auspices of the Center for Portuguese and Brazilian Studies at Brown University, with the purpose making Portuguese literature and culture better known in the English-speaking world. With such a broad and ambitious objective, its plan was to publish titles in such diverse areas as:

  1. translations of Portuguese literature;
  2. works relating to Portuguese Studies;
  3. original creative works, in English or in Portuguese, which in some way reflect the interactions of Portuguese and North American cultures, particularly those offering insight into the experience of the Portuguese in the United States, Canada, and North America generally.

Gávea-Brown: A Bilingual Journal of Portuguese-North American Letters and Studies / Revista Bilingue de Letras e Estudos Luso-Norte-Americanos

Now published online!

Current Issue: Volume XLV (2022).

The journal is published annually by the Department of Portuguese and Brazilian Studies at Brown University, and made possible with support from the Luso-American Development Foundation (FLAD). The journal, was founded in 1980 as part of Gávea-Brown Publications, publishes works relating to the Portuguese experience in North America, especially the United States. The scope is broad, including editorially reviewed academic articles, documents, interviews, translations, book reviews, and creative works (both literary and visual). In 2018, the Gávea-Brown journal, until then published in print, shifted to online publication (in collaboration with the Brown Digital Repository) in order to expand access to Portuguese-North American literature and studies.


If you are interested in submitting to Gávea-Brown, please use our submission guidelines. We also encourage you to familiarize yourself with the journal by reading past issues (those on the Brown Digital Repository are free to access). We look forward to reading your work!

Deadlines for submission: March 15th (for the Spring issue) and September 30th (for the Fall issue)

Interested in back issues? Some issues are available in our online archive.

Contact Information

Department of Portuguese and Brazilian Studies
Box O, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912
Tel. (401)863-3042 // Fax (401) 863-7261
[email protected]


Director and Editors: Onésimo T. Almeida & Francisco Cota Fagundes
Assistant to the Editors: Alexis Miles