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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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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Pontas’ catching up in New York

As every year, Pontas travels to New York to meet editors and scouts in their own offices and take the pulse of the publishing industry. This year, Maria Cardona was the one attending on behalf of the Pontas team. There are more editors and imprints in the US eager to acquire international fiction, both in English and in translation. In

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