Carlos Marcelo is the editor-in-chief of one of Brazil’s largest newspapers, Estado de Minas. In 2009, he published the biography RENATO RUSSO – THE SON OF THE REVOLUTION (RENATO RUSSO – O FILHO DA REVOLUÇÃO, the story of an iconic Brazilian rockstar who tragically died from HIV complications in the mid 1990s. The book has sold over 30 thousand since its release.
His non-fiction book about a traditional Brazilian music style A HISTORY OF FORRÓ (O FOLE RONCOU! A HISTÓRIA DO FORRÓ), by Zahar, 2012, was a finalist of the Jabuti Awards, the most prestigious literary prize in the country. PRISIONERS IN PARADISE, a mystery novel, is his first foray into fiction.