“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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2015: a year full of awards!

2015 is about to come to an end, and we couldn’t be prouder of our authors! Many great novels have been published within the year, and also many have been longlisted, shortlisted and won prizes worldwide. Here’s a small summary of the year: THE FISHERMEN by Nigerian author Chigozie Obioma has had an outstanding 2015, having

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Pontas authors have worldwide encounters

An agency in some ways is similar to a publishing house in which a ‘family’ of authors converges and interlinks, where interesting conversations between writers from different origins, cultures, languages and generations may take place. At the Pontas Agency, we really enjoy these connections: some are spontaneous, others we arrange to happen ─and most of the time they meet at

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