Nuno Camarneiro was born in Figueira da Foz in 1977. He graduated in Physics Engineering at the University of Coimbra, worked at CERN (European Organization for Nuclear Research) and did a PhD in Science Applied to Cultural Heritage at the University of Florence.

He is currently developing his research at CICECO (University of Aveiro) and he’s a professor at the Department of Educational Sciences and Heritage of Portucalense University, Oporto.

In 2011 he published his first novel, No Meu Peito Não Cabem Pássaros, hailed by critics and also published in Brazil. The French translation is expected soon. He was the first author chosen by Municipal Library of Oeiras to participate in the Chambéry's First Novel Festival, France. He has published one text in the prestigious Nouvelle Revue Française under the heading Un mot d’ailleurs and has several tales published in national and international journals. Nuno Camarneiro holds, since 2009, the blog Acordar um Dia, in which he has been publishing his poetry and micronarrative.

In 2012 he won the Leya award with the novel Debaixo de Algum Céu.