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Clarissa Goenawan won the 2015 Bath Novel Award for her unpublished debut Rainbirds.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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Olivier Truc continues his best-selling thriller series set in Lapland with ‘La montagne rouge’

Olivier Truc continues with his best-selling pentalogy set in Lapland, between Sweden and Norway. The third book, La montagne rouge (The Red Mountain), has just been acquired by Éditions Métailié for publication in its French original language in October 2016. La montagne rouge (The Red Mountain) continues with the rainy and extremely atmospheric setting in Lapland. While the Balva clan

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Three Pontas authors at the Warsaw Book Fair 2016

This year the Warsaw Book Fair 2016 was more special than ever. Barcelona and the Catalan literature were the special guests of honor and were showcased at the most important fair in Poland. Among a group of twelve, two Catalan authors represented by Pontas, Blanca Busquets and Rafel Nadal, were chosen to attend the event and talk about

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Pontas at the Cannes Film Market 2016

Representing both the Pontas Agency and Pontas Films, Anna Soler-Pont attended once again the Cannes Festival’s Marché du Film, the biggest event in the international film industry and a unique opportunity to meet the most varied professionals, from producers to investors, from filmmakers to scriptwriters, from lawyers to sales agents, from distributors to directors… Meetings took

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