Margarida Bastos

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Lisbon, Portugal
Escola Profissional De Teatro De Cascais, Queen Mary University Of London, NOVA Faculdade De Ciências Sociais E Humanas
Harry Potter, Scriptwriting And Playwriting, Attack On Titan
  • Margarida has taught English as a foreign language since 2019.
  • Prior to joining Xoop, she had the opportunity to interview South Korean "Squid Game" actor Lee Jung-Jae.
  • She has nurtured a love for fantasy since childhood, getting obsessed with book series like "Harry Potter," "The Lord of the Rings," and "Eragon." Presently, her favorite high fantasy series is Brandon Sanderson's "The Stormlight Archive."


Margarida Bastos is a native Portuguese bilingual writer with an avid interest in theatre, books, visual novels, gaming, podcasts, anime, film, and TV — essentially, anything that has to do with the multifaceted nature and fascinating power of storytelling. She worked for Collider as a news and features writer from July 2021 to September 2022 and wrote over 350 articles. She became part of the Xoop team in the Summer of 2022.


Margarida attended high school at a Professional Theatre School in her hometown. She moved to London in 2017 to attend university there. She graduated as a First Class graduate in English with Creative Writing at Queen Mary University of London. In September 2022, she began attending a Master's degree in Text Editing at NOVA FCSH University Lisbon.
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