“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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Debut novel ‘In The Palace of Flowers’ by Victoria Princewill to be published in 2019

At the Pontas Agency, we’re delighted to introduce a new writer: Victoria Princewill. British-born of Nigerian descent and educated at Oxford and University College London, Victoria Princewill has a BA in English and MA in Philosophy, and her work on race and contemporary culture has been published by the BBC, the Guardian, the Independent, the London Review of Books and n+1 magazine. She co-founded

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Key feminist voice Minna Salami to be published by HarperCollins US and Zed Books in 2019

HarperCollins US and Zed Books have signed debut book by writer and speaker Minna Salami: Sensuous Knowledge: A Radical Black Feminist Approach for Everyone. Salami is the founder of the popular and influential feminist blog, MsAfropolitan, which connects feminism with contemporary culture from an Africa-centred perspective. Described as one of the key feminist voices of

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Pontas Wish List 2018

At the Pontas Agency, we’re excited to start 2018 with the aim to add to our catalogue some new and interesting authors and novels written in English from any background, and from any country in the whole world. So, if you’re a writer looking for a literary agency with a broad and international approach, keep

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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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