Rafel Nadal wins the Ramon Llull Award 2019

At the Pontas Agency, we’re excited to announce that Rafel Nadal is 2019’s winner of the most prestigious literary award in Catalan language, the Ramon Llull, with a novel titled El fill de l’italià (The Italian’s Son). Rafel Nadal is a journalist and Catalan writer. He is the author of several bestselling novels such as La maledicció dels Palmisano (Columna,

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Pontas in Stockholm

The first trip of the Pontas Agency this 2019 was a visit to Stockholm, Sweden. Two authors represented by the agency live in Stockholm, and we always try to see all our authors, wherever they are based, as often as we possibly can. Maria Cardona was in the city for a couple of days to

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First publications of 2019

The entire Pontas team wishes a very happy and literary year 2019 to everyone from Barcelona! 2019 has started and books are reaching bookshops and shelves all over again. Two novels have been published the first week of January 2019: Oh My Gods, the YA debut novel by Alexandra Sheppard at Scholastic UK; and Shadows

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Jordi Cabré wins the Sant Jordi Award 2018

On December 14th, Jordi Cabré won the Sant Jordi Award 2018, one of the oldest and most prestigious awards of Catalan literature, given by Òmnium Cultural for his novel Digues un desig (Tell A Wish). The so-called “Nit de Santa Llúcia” (The Night of Saint Lucia) is an annual evening dedicated to Catalan Literature where

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Books being adapted into film and TV

At the Pontas Agency, we’re always very active in promoting the novels of the authors we represent within film and tv producers, and now even more, with the bloom of streaming services everywhere and with more and more films and series being adapted from literary works. Dolores Redondo‘s Baztan Trilogy is a great example, with The Invisible Guardian being

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Pontas at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2018

Despite communicating by email, phone and social media all year long, the Frankfurt Book Fair remains the most essential gathering place in publishing and once again the Pontas Agency attended the fair, meeting editors, publishers, book scouts, film scouts and even film producers from the five continents from Tuesday, October 9th to Friday, October 12th.   With

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