Saskia Vogel’s ‘Permission’ tour

Saskia Vogel’s debut novel Permission is out in English, both in the US (Coach House Books) and in the UK (Dialogue Books, Little Brown), as well as in Swedish (Mondial) and in Spanish (Alpha Decay). In 2019 it will also be published in Italian (Safará) and French (Le serpent à plumes). Rights have been optioned

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May book haul

May 2019 is full of great novels coming out in several corners of the world. Masande Ntshanga‘s second and awaited novel Triangulum is out in South Africa with Umuzi/Penguin Random House, in North America with Two Dollar Radio and in the UK with Jacaranda. Following the critically acclaimed The Reactive, Masande’s new novel is a

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Forrest Gander wins Pulitzer Prize for Poetry 2019!

Forrest Gander has just been awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry 2019 for his latest collection, Be With, published by New Directions. Also longlisted for the National Book Award for Poetry 2018, these elegiac poems were the subject of a rhapsodic article in the New Yorker. Poet, novelist, essayist and Spanish translator Forrest Gander has previously

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Pontas in Stockholm

The first trip of the Pontas Agency this 2019 was a visit to Stockholm, Sweden. Two authors represented by the agency live in Stockholm, and we always try to see all our authors, wherever they are based, as often as we possibly can. Maria Cardona was in the city for a couple of days to

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Jordi Cabré wins the Sant Jordi Award 2018

On December 14th, Jordi Cabré won the Sant Jordi Award 2018, one of the oldest and most prestigious awards of Catalan literature, given by Òmnium Cultural for his novel Digues un desig (Tell A Wish). The so-called “Nit de Santa Llúcia” (The Night of Saint Lucia) is an annual evening dedicated to Catalan Literature where

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