Elisangela da Rocha Steinmetz is a PhD student in Romance and Portuguese Studies at the University of Lisbon. She holds a Master’s degree in History of Literature from the Universidade Federal de Rio Grande. She has a degree in Literature and a specialization in Portuguese Language and Literature. She has worked as a literature teacher in the state teaching system of Rio Grande do Sul. She has participated in communications and articles published in several literary events in Brazil and abroad.

Among her works, there are also short stories and poems published in anthologies in Brazil and Portugal.