Pontas annual trip to New York

As every year, the Pontas Agency travels to New York to meet editors and scouts in their own offices. Maria Cardona was the one attending on behalf of the Pontas team. Maria also took the time to catch up with many Pontas authors who either live in New York or were passing by the big apple. There are more editors and

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Renato Cisneros across the media

At the Pontas Agency, we are happy to announce that Peruvian author Renato Cisneros is launching a new title for the first time simultaneously in print form with Alfaguara and as an audiobook with Storytel. Someday I Will Show You The Desert (Algún día te mostraré el desierto) was originally a project for the series

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Saskia Vogel’s ‘Permission’ tour

Saskia Vogel’s debut novel Permission is out in English, both in the US (Coach House Books) and in the UK (Dialogue Books, Little Brown), as well as in Swedish (Mondial) and in Spanish (Alpha Decay). In 2019 it will also be published in Italian (Safará) and French (Le serpent à plumes). Rights have been optioned

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May book haul

May 2019 is full of great novels coming out in several corners of the world. Masande Ntshanga‘s second and awaited novel Triangulum is out in South Africa with Umuzi/Penguin Random House, in North America with Two Dollar Radio and in the UK with Jacaranda. Following the critically acclaimed The Reactive, Masande’s new novel is a

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Forrest Gander wins Pulitzer Prize for Poetry 2019!

Forrest Gander has just been awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry 2019 for his latest collection, Be With, published by New Directions. Also longlisted for the National Book Award for Poetry 2018, these elegiac poems were the subject of a rhapsodic article in the New Yorker. Poet, novelist, essayist and Spanish translator Forrest Gander has previously

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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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