More books becoming films soon

At the Pontas Agency, we’re always very active in promoting the novels of the authors we represent within film and tv producers. We’re delighted to announce that several novels have recently been optioned worldwide: Rocking Horse Road, by New Zealander Carl Nixon is optioned by South Pacific Pictures Limited, the company who is also currently developing another

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Prizes round-up for the Pontas authors

We’re thrilled to share with you the latest news on some of the authors represented by the Pontas Agency. Five of them have just won or are shortlisted to top prizes worldwide for their novels! Join us at the celebration of their success, and don’t miss the chance to read their work. Indonesian most globally

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Pontas at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2017

The Frankfurt Book Fair represents the climax of the publishing calendar and the most essential gathering place where projects that we have been working on all year round materialize. It is an unmissable event for literary agents, scouts and publishers and for everyone who wants to be involved in the stories and pitches that will

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Pontas at the Göteborg Book Fair 2017

The Göteborg Book Fair in 2017 was rather special for the Pontas Agency. After attending this fair for many years in a row, an author represented by the agency —Eka Kurniawan— was the “face” of the prestigious seminar program for this year’s fair; and three other authors from the agency were also in attendance: Sara Lövestam, Saskia Vogel and Lisa

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As a bridge between Maori and British cultures, Jill Johnson’s debut novel ‘The Time Before The Time To Come’ will be published in 2018

We’re delighted to announce that Jill Johnson‘s debut novel, The Time Before The Time To Come, will be published in English in June 2018. The Time Before The Time To Come is a story within stories inspired by Jill’s part Maori heritage. Set between London and New Zealand and intertwining past and present, we follow

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Catalan literature to the world

In September 2017, the Catalan Book Fair (La setmana del llibre en català) and the Institut Ramon Llull Fellowship are taking place in Barcelona during the same week for the first time, and it is a great opportunity for international editors to witness and learn more about contemporary Catalan literature. At the Pontas Agency, we’re proud to represent some writers

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We don’t want to be afraid

Barcelona is our home, the home of the Pontas team. And “Les Rambles” are a part of our lives. We have all bought flowers, walked up and down to the sea, run to a meeting or just enjoyed it with friends, clients or relatives visiting from abroad. Since August 17th, 2017, Barcelona is crying. But

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