Anthony Alas

Fiction Writer

Dallas, TX

Author's Bio

Anthony Alas is a Published Author and English Professor. His works have appeared in Drunk Monkeys, Scribble Lit, Quibble Lit, Azahares Magazine, Twisted Vine, Defunkt Magazine, In Parentheses, and elsewhereAfter many years in New York City and California’s Inland Empire, Mr. Alas now calls Dallas, TX home.

Interesting facts: 

Master's degree in English Literature

Countries visited: Argentina, Australia, Austria, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Spain, United Kingdom

Favorite books: Confideracy of Dunces, House of the Spirits, Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay, White Teeth, Kiss of Spiderwoman, Bell Jar, The Catcher in the Rye, Native Son, Color Purple, Kafka on the Shore, Convenience Store Girl, Sula, Beijing Commrades, Jane Eyre, Crime and Punishment, Captains of the Sands, Tale for the Time Being, Another Country, Before Night Falls

Favorite musicians/bands: Blur, Oasis, Velvet Underground, Bjork, The Supremes, Buddy Holly, The Ramones, Blondie, The Talking Heads, David Bowie

Favorite musicals: Cabaret, Fiddler on the Roof, Rent



Publications & Prizes

Defunkt Magazine
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In Parentheses
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Twisted Vine Literary Arts Journal

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
Audre Lorde, James Baldwin, Haruki Murakami, Joan Didion, Charles Dickens, Dorothy Parker, David Sedaris, James Joyce, Maya Angelou, Langston Hughes

More Information

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Identifies as: 
Disabled, Latino/Latina/Latinx, LGBTQ
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Fluent in: 
English, Spanish
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Last update: Jul 26, 2023