Two new developments…

Jeppe Graugaard has posted the third and final installment of a series of conversations we've had over the past year. And here is a view of the next iteration of the Schooner Boat design over at Boats for difficult times.          

The Future We Deserve

I was happy to have contributed two essays to this collection edited by Vinay Gupta, Cat Lupton, and Noah Raford. My thanks go out to Vinay, Cat, and Noah. Congratulations!            

Dark Mountain 2 Reviewed in the Ecologist

Here's the concluding paragraph of the review: "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 River Cottage with the rest being a slice of philosophy that only ever becomes clear once the reader immerses themselves …

Dark Mountain 2

Cover Illustration by Rima Staines The Dark Mountain 2 anthology is out! Follow the link to the announcement on their site. I'm deeply honored to have a chapter from my novel, Shoal Hope, Something for Nothing included along with this incredible list of poets, writers, and thinkers. Naomi Klein, David Abram, Vinay Gupta, Paul Kingsnorth, …

Video of my reading at the Writer’s Voice Café

Provincetown TV has been videotaping the featured writers at the Writer's Voice Café at Napi's in Provincetown for the last few months. Writers Voice Cafe: Antonio Dias from Provincetown Community TV on Vimeo. The Dark Mountain 2 anthology can be pre-ordered here.            

Featured Writer at Writer’s Voice Café

Wednesday, May 11 at 7:00 pm upstairs at Napi's I'll be reading from both Shoal Hope and Something for Nothing, including the chapter, "…Peter" that will be included in the Dark Mountain II anthology due to be published in Britain in June.

Reflection on the Dark Mountain

At Dark Mountain, the home of Uncivilization, I found a living culture. I didn’t know what I would find. My hopes caught up in theoretical frameworks. The flimsiness of my previous interactions with the core of this loose amalgam overcompensated in mental calculations assembled, as if in a geometric proof. As if reading the perturbations of …