Prizes round-up for the Pontas authors

We’re thrilled to share with you the latest news on some of the authors represented by the Pontas Agency. Five of them have just won or are shortlisted to top prizes worldwide for their novels! Join us at the celebration of their success, and don’t miss the chance to read their work. Indonesian most globally

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Pontas at the Göteborg Book Fair 2017

The Göteborg Book Fair in 2017 was rather special for the Pontas Agency. After attending this fair for many years in a row, an author represented by the agency —Eka Kurniawan— was the “face” of the prestigious seminar program for this year’s fair; and three other authors from the agency were also in attendance: Sara Lövestam, Saskia Vogel and Lisa

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‘Wonderful Feels Like This’ by Swedish rising star Sara Lövestam out in English worldwide

Since March 7th 2017, Sara Lövestam‘s novel Hjärta av jazz is available in English worldwide with the title Wonderful Feels Like This, out with two great publishing houses: Flatiron Books in North America, and Allen & Unwin in the rest of the world. A bestseller in Sweden, published by Piratförlaget, this novel has already been published in Spanish

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2016: another year full of awards!

Another year comes to an end, and we couldn’t be prouder of the authors we represent, with many of them having been longlisted, shortlisted and winners of important awards all over the world. These awards are a recognition to the great talent of the authors that we work for. The Pontas Agency has been representing international literature

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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 Goteborg Book Fair 2015

This year Milena Busquets, Sara Lövestam and new Pontas author Carmen Bugan were presenting their books to large audiences at the Goteborg Bokmässan. Marc de Gouvenain and Marina Penalva were there to accompany them and to meet with international editors at the busy Rights Centre. They also met with new Pontas author Lisa Hågensen, whose

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