‘Rainbirds’ by Clarissa Goenawan is out in English

Set in an imagined town outside Tokyo, Clarissa Goenawan’s dark, spellbinding literary debut Rainbirds follows a young man’s path to self-discovery in the wake of his sister’s murder. Rainbirds was published in March 2018 in English, original language, by Soho Press worldwide except in Singapore, where it was published by Math Paper Press. Translation rights have been sold

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The Pontas Agency stands for freedom and democracy

The Pontas Agency has been working since its very beginnings, more than twenty-five years ago, as a bridge between cultures, between languages, between writers from the five continents and its readers everywhere. Although we’re an international company representing authors living in 26 different countries around the world, our offices are based in Barcelona. For this

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“Afrofuturistic” novel ‘A Spy in Time’ by Imraan Coovadia: out in August 2018

South African author Imraan Coovadia’s new and awaited novel is an original dystopia set in a futuristic Johannesburg where white people have been a rarity for centuries. This is a timely novel, in equal parts entertaining and thought-provoking that will resonate with recent successes such as ‘Black Panther’ and in the mood of the new so-called “Afrofuturism”.

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Pontas at the Brussels Book Fair 2015

Saturday February 28th and Sunday March 1st, on behalf of the Pontas Agency, Marc de Gouvenain attended the Brussels Book Fair 2015, an important European cultural event, organized since 1970, gathering Francophone writers from Belgium, France, Québec or Africa, but largely opened also to other cultures of the world.   Gathering some 80,000 passionated visitors, the

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