‘As If Born To You’ by Susan Newham-Blake

At the Pontas Agency we’re delighted to introduce a debut author from South Africa: Susan Newham-Blake. Her first novel ‘As if Born To You’ is coming out in July 2019 with Umuzi, the fiction imprint of Penguin Random House South Africa. French rights have already been snapped by Éditions Marabout. When Anna Soler-Pont and Maria

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Pontas networking in 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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Pontas networking in Paris

After the trip to Munich in January to visit several publishers, and continuing the Pontas Agency’s will to strengthen the personal and direct contacts while the world becomes more digital and technological, Anna Soler-Pont went to Paris the last days of February.   Many meetings took place inside the Editis building (above), on Place d’Italie.

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Pontas networking in Munich

At Pontas we always say that the more digital and technological we become, the more important face to face meetings are. That’s why almost every month someone from the Pontas team is “on the road” to meet publishers, film producers and authors wherever they are. During book fairs and film markets or in between, when everybody has

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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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Pontas in New York

As every year, the Pontas Agency travels to New York to meet editors and scouts in their own offices. This year, Maria Cardona was the one attending on behalf of the Pontas team. There are more editors and imprints in the US eager to acquire international fiction, both in English and in translation. In three days of meetings, Maria met with more than

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Pontas’ catching up in New York

As every year, Pontas travels to New York to meet editors and scouts in their own offices and take the pulse of the publishing industry. This year, Maria Cardona was the one attending on behalf of the Pontas team. There are more editors and imprints in the US eager to acquire international fiction, both in English and in translation. In

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