Pontas networking at the London Book Fair 2009

The London Book Fair 2009 took place at the Earl’s Court Exhibition from April 20 to April 22 and thePontas Agency was registered once more with a very full schedule of meetings at the International Rights Center of that global market for rights negotiation and the sale of content across different channels (print, TV, film…). The International

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Neus Arqués and “Una mujer como tú”

Una mujer como tú, the second novel by Neus Arqués, published by Ediciones Martínez Roca (Planeta), is already available in the Spanish bookshops! Our working title in English is A Woman in Your Positionbut some prefer A Woman like You… Is it really better to be alone than in a bad relationship? Is motherhood mandatory?

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Pontas at the Salon du Livre 2009 in Paris

Once again, Pontas has been present at the Salon du Livre in Paris. After a revolution carried out in 2008 (new logo, new poster campaign, structure and implantation of the totally renewed fair), the Salon du Livre is confirming its ambition to become a “cultural reference”, recognised for its pertinent programming and editorial diversity. An

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New film and translation rights’ deals for Carmen Domingo, Maria Àngels Anglada, Susana Fortes, Susan Abulhawa and Eric Frattini

We just finished February with more film and translation rights’ deals and once more the Pontas team  is happy to share and spread the information!   Carmen Domingo’ s first novel, which title is now being considered again and to be published soon by Edebé in Spanish language, will be adapted for the screen by Lacanica

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More translations for Susan Abulhawa, Blanca Busquets and Eric Frattini’s works

The Pontas Agency has just concluded new translation deals!   The Scar of David by Susan Abulhawa has been sold to Aschehoug (Norway) and Enalios (Greece). Born of the long page of history of Israeli-Arab relationships, this moving novel about three Palestinian generations give some light about two countries prisoner of an infernal spiral waiting for brighter

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The Pontas Agency at the Berlinale

Once more, the Pontas Agency has been present at the Berlinale and Anna Soler-Pont attended the “Books at Berlinale” events on February 8, 9 and 10.   “Books at Berlinale” is the title for a series of activities bringing the publishing and film worlds closer together during the Berlinale. These activities include the presence of

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Eric Frattini’s Labyrinth of Water

Eric Frattini’s second novel, The Labyrinth of Water, was published a few days ago in Spain after a great press conference organised in Venice by Spanish publishing house Espasa Calpe. The novel will be soon published in Italy by Editrice Nord/MauriSpagnol and several editors around the world have already shown their interest. After the death

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