Pontas authors have worldwide encounters

An agency in some ways is similar to a publishing house in which a ‘family’ of authors converges and interlinks, where interesting conversations between writers from different origins, cultures, languages and generations may take place. At the Pontas Agency, we really enjoy these connections: some are spontaneous, others we arrange to happen ─and most of the time they meet at

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Pontas at the “Literary agents and copyright management in France” conference

On Friday November 13th, 2015, took place an interesting one-day conference about “Literary agents and copyright management in France”, organized by the Centre Régional des Lettres (CRL) Midi-Pyrénées, in Toulouse. Anna Soler-Pont was one of the panelists on behalf of the Pontas Agency, together with Emmanuelle Urien (French author represented by Pontas). Marc de Gouvenain

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African literature awarded everywhere

At Pontas, we are thrilled with the longlist for the Etisalat Prize for Literature 2015. Out of nine authors, three are represented by Pontas Literary & Film Agency: ZP Dala (What About Meera), Chigozie Obioma (The Fishermen) and Fiston Mwanza Mujila (Tram83). The Etisalat Prize for Literature, launched in June 2013, is the first pan-African prize that is

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Susan Abulhawa promotes ‘The Blue Between Sky and Water’ in Germany and Scandinavia

Susan Abulhawa has been actively promoting her second novel The Blue Between Sky and Water, a devastatingly beautiful novel about Palestine with a truly global appeal that has already been acquired by 26 international publishers, and has been originally published in English by Bloomsbury in April 2015. Since April, Susan Abulhawa has traveled, among other countries, to

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