Writing, a journey into sound…

Dear Mr. – It comes down to the meaning of ‘needless.’ Often a word can be removed without destroying the structure of a sentence, but that does not necessarily mean that the word is needless or that the sentence has gained by its removal. If you were to put a narrow construction on the word … Continue reading Writing, a journey into sound…

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A few thoughts on plot…

It's dawned on me that along with providing me with a space to feature my writing this can be a place to put my writing about writing! This will be the first such post. In a recent online conversation with colleagues in England and Ireland, I found myself saying something about our expectations that our … Continue reading A few thoughts on plot…

Interview, Dateline Provincetown

Jim Brosseau, host of Dateline Provincetown interviewed me about my writing. Dateline Provincetown: An Interview with Antonio Dias. We talk about writing Shoal Hope and I read a short excerpt and a poem, From Wood End…      

Dark Mountain 2 Anthology

An excerpt from my novel, Shoal Hope, in the Dark Mountain 2 Anthology Cover Illustration by Rima Staines The concluding paragraph of its review in The Ecologist. Dark Mountain Issue 2 is one of the most unique environmental books out there – part dystopian poetry along the lines of Cormac McCarthy’s The Road; part post-apocalyptic … Continue reading Dark Mountain 2 Anthology

Reading at Writer’s Voice Café

Provincetown TV videotaped my reading of an excerpt from Shoal Hope at the Writer's Voice Café at Napi's in Provincetown. Writers Voice Cafe: Antonio Dias from Provincetown Community TV on Vimeo. The Dark Mountain 2 anthology.