Ute Körner and Pat Kavanagh

I’m very impressed by the unexpected death of Ute Körner and Pat Kavanagh last week, almost the same day. Ute in Barcelona, Pat in London. Two great literary agents from the same generation. The generation I admire the most. They are, they were, our inspiration, they created a way, they showed us what a good

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New contacts and deals at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2008

The Frankfurt Book Fair is over. Five days full of meetings, face to face exchanges, new contacts and several deals! Pontas’ success this year has been the sale of translation rights to nine languages of The Violin of Auschwitz, by Catalan author Maria Àngels Anglada (1930-1999): Spanish (Destino), German (Luchterhand-Random House), Italian (Rizzoli), Dutch (De

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Welcome to Pontas

Hello! Welcome to this new Pontas’ blog, where you will find news about what’s going on around the authors we represent, the cultural events we coordinate, and everything related to our work as bridge between literature and cinema and bridge between cultures. English language is not my language. It is only my working language and the

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