Maurício Gomyde was born in São Paulo and lives in Brasilia. Besides being a writer, he is also a musician and a screenwriter. From 2002 to 2013, he published four novels through his independent publishing company Porto71 and was very successful on social media. His books were repeatedly reprinted. In 2014, Novo Conceito published THE STORYTELLING MACHINE (A MÁQUINA DE CONTAR HISTÓRIAS), a novel praised by both the public and critics.
In 2015, AMAZING! was released in Brazil by Intrínseca, then in Portugal by Presença, in Spain by HarperCollins, in Lithuania by Alma Littera, and in Italy by Garzanti, receiving numerous good reviews. AMAZING! was a finalist for the Jabuti Award, the most important literary prize in Brazil. In 2018, ALL THE TIME IN THE WORLD was released in Brazil by AstralCultural then in Germany by Rowohlt Verlag and Argo Verlag (audiobook).