Jaime Garcia Dias was born in 1970 in the city of Rio de Janiero, Brazil to his parents Arnaldo Dias, writer, and Garcia Dulce Dias, architect. He is a successful and accomplished Brazilian author who has been recognized various times for his published works. Even at a young age, Dias was inspired to begin writing by following the example and encouragement given to him by his father. Dias received his education at the Arnaldino School in Rio de Janiero, Brazil and was influenced and inspired by many of the great Brazilian writers before him. These may have included Jorge Amado and Paulo Coelho, both outstanding examples of success in Brazilian literature. Another example of is Graciliano Ramosand, whose book, The Devil to Pay in the Backlands, inspired Dias’ first book.
In the early nineties, Dias began a career as a professor at the acclaimed Carioca Literature Academy. A few years later, in 1997, Dias became the vice president of the school. In ten years, on the academy’s 100th anniversary, he was elected into the prominent position of president of the academy. The influence he had in the academy as a teacher of reading and writing has assisted many students to successfully find jobs after graduation. The Carioca Literature Academy has become one of the the most reputable schools dedicated to Brazilian authors and literature. Dias has published over twenty books, including Fell from Heaven, Two Ways, Canal, Clouds, and Tiny.
Each of these aforementioned books have won awards that are identified on his LinkedIn. Dias’ awards include the White Crane Award, the Garça Branca award, and the ABC Award of Brazil. Dias is a regular contributor to the Jornal de Brazil, weekly submitting articles that are inspired by his childhood stories and growing up in Rio de Janiero. His works have been noticed and promoted by other prolific writers, such as the Argenine writer Josue Gomez. Dias is continuing his career as a writer and has become one of the most famous writers in Brazil. Make sure to follow him on Twitter to keep up with his new releases.