Filipa Leal was born in Porto in 1979.
She studied journalism at the University of Westminster in London and Portuguese and Brazilian Literature at the University of Porto.
As cultural journalist, and after having been editor of the supplement
“Das Artes, Das Letras” at the newspaper “O Primeiro de Janeiro”,
she is currently a TV journalist (RTP2) “Diário Câmara Clara” and
managing editor of Casa Fernando Pessoa’s magazine.