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Jamie Garcia Dias and the rising interest in Brazilian Writers

Uncategorized / July 29, 2015 / No Comments /

Brazilian writers have an extensive past from the time when the country gained its independence. The diverse mix of its society is reflected in the blend of the inspirations that show in its prose. Its reach can be felt all the way to modern-day Brazil. This just shows in the rising power in economics as well as cultural influence they are beginning to exert. Brazil is one of the largest countries on the planet with a population of over 200 million. They have an eclectic mix of cultures and traditions. Recently there has been an upsurge in translations of native authors bringing the work of Brazilian writers to a broader audience. Brazil is taking a more active approach in not only putting forward their writing endeavors but also in translating said works in the world at large. Brazil is now exporting their literature. Sending authors and publishers to international book fairs has been taking place for many years. Now the government is backing their people to help them make the most out of a broadened customer base to increase interest worldwide. Jaime Garcia Dias (YouTube)  is an ABC Award of Brazil winner. At only 45 with twenty books already published he may even become prolific. The writer was born in Rio de Janeiro. He is the son of the writer Arnaldo Dias the writer and journalist who mentored his son and led him to becoming an author himself. Jaime Garcia Dias taught at the Carioca Literature Academy for five years trying to share his enthusiasm for writing with others who wanted to go into writing. In 2001 He won the Garça Branca award, which is known for bringing out new authors in Brazilian literature. Garça Branca publishers then printed his books for a larger market. Mr. Dias novel sold all over South America, even been commented on at the 2003 Latinos Books Meeting by writer Joshua Gomez. In 2007 Dias (Pinterest) became the new head of the academy. Carioca Literature Academy became a major front runner for journalistic literature. It is now thought to be one of the schools most devoted to Brazilian authors. Since then he has won five more awards and some think of him as one of the top writers of fiction in Brazil. In 2013 Mr. Dias wrote an article for the Journal of Brazil became a weekly article that he has written for two years. He is now publishing a compilation of that work which he considers homage to his father who was an author and journalist himself. Dias and his fellow writers are showing the world aspects of Brazilian life that other countries do not know.Finally giving the global community an inside look at these Authors.


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