Olivier Truc: the bestselling French author of thrillers set in Lapland

Olivier Truc is a French well-known author of best-selling thrillers set in Sweden and Norway, which have been translated into several languages. A journalist since 1986, Olivier Truc has been based in Stockholm since 1994. He is currently correspondent for Le Monde, and has worked also for Libération and Le Point. Planned as the first of a pentalogy, his debut novel Le

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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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Pontas at the Brussels Book Fair 2015

Saturday February 28th and Sunday March 1st, on behalf of the Pontas Agency, Marc de Gouvenain attended the Brussels Book Fair 2015, an important European cultural event, organized since 1970, gathering Francophone writers from Belgium, France, Québec or Africa, but largely opened also to other cultures of the world.   Gathering some 80,000 passionated visitors, the

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