The film based on ‘The Invisible Guardian’ by Dolores Redondo to be premiered in March 2017

The Baztan Trilogy by Dolores Redondo, a crime series set in the Baztan Valley in Navarra, is one of the most incredible phenomena and the most recent successful crime series to come out in Spanish language, with more than one million copies sold in Spanish language only and translated into more than 34 other languages. It stands out for its “unputdownable” plot, its charismatic

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‘The Winterlings’ by Cristina Sánchez-Andrade takes off internationally

With two English PEN Awards under its belt and Herralde Novel Prize Finalist, Cristina Sánchez-Andrade‘s unsual literary novel Las Inviernas [The Winterlings] is being translated into several languages in 2016. Originally published by Anagrama in 2014, in September 2016 is coming out in German with Thiele Verlag and in English, with Scribe Publications in the United Kingdom and Australia,

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Sean Rabin: the new exciting literary voice from Tasmania

Recently shortlisted for the prominent Readings Prize for New Australian Fiction 2016, Sean Rabin’s debut novel Wood Green was published in Australia in June 2016 among great reviews and success with the award-winning independent publisher Giramondo —with a second edition already on the way! It’s also coming out in the UK at the end of September with the new

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Debut novel ‘Rainbirds’ by Clarissa Goenawan to be published in 2018 by Soho Press

Clarissa Goenawan won the 2015 Bath Novel Award for her unpublished debut Rainbirds. New York-based Soho Press has just acquired World English rights with great excitement, for publication in the first semester of 2018. Amara Hoshijo, the acquiring editor at Soho Press, said: «From the first page of Rainbirds, Clarissa’s writing struck me not only beautifully literary and

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ZP Dala’s new novel, ‘The Architecture of Loss’, to be published in 2017 by Pegasus Books

South African writer ZP Dala‘s new novel, ‘The Architecture of Loss‘ has just been acquired in a World English rights deal (excluding South Africa) by New-York based Pegasus Books. Maia Larson is the very excited editor behind this deal, together with Claiborne Hancock, who said: «What an absolutely beautiful book. I am always excited to find fiction

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Brandon Graham’s ‘Good for Nothing’ optioned for film, and ‘Missing People’ acquired in the United States & Canada

Good For Nothing is Brandon Graham’s debut novel and was published in the UK & Ireland by Skyscraper in 2014. At the Pontas Agency we’re very happy to announce that this witty exploration of the “North American male” is now being developed to become a feature film, as it has been optioned by British producer Michael Walker at

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