In My Voice
portrait of Conceicao Lima

Conceição Lima

Conceição Lima is a Santomean poet from the town of Santana in São Tomé, one of two islands in the small nation of São Tomé and Príncipe situated in the Gulf of Guinea, off the western coast of Africa.

She studied journalism in Portugal and worked in radio, television and in the print press in her native country. In 1993, Conceição Lima founded the weekly independent publication O País Hoje (The Country Today) which she directed and wrote for during its circulation. She received a degree in Afro-Portuguese and Brazilian Studies from King

Poems by Conceição Lima


  • Santomean Poet, Conceição Lima
  • Santomean Poet, Conceição Lima