Edmundo Donato was a popular Brazilian writer, whose pseudonym is Marcos Rey. He was born in São Paulo city, state of São Paulo, in 1925. His brother Mário Donato is also a writer. He started writing short stories when he was sixteen years old. His first book is a novella which is called Um Gato no Triângulo, in 1953. He died in 1999 due to complications from a surgery.