Rui Cóias is a poet and essayist from Portugal. He has published The Role of the Geographer, The World’s Order. The French‒Portuguese bilingual edition of his third book, La Nature de La Vie (The Nature of Life), was presented at the “Transpoesie Festival 2014” in Brussels. More recently, his book L‘Ordre du Monde (The World`s Order), was published in a French‒Portuguese bilingual edition. He has participated in several international poetry festivals, like Struga Poetry Evenings in Macedonia and at Voix Vives de la Mediterranée, in Sète (France). He is a featured poet in the web communities, “Poetry International Web” (Holland) and “Poems from the Portuguese” (Portugal).