Writers’ desks in the time of confinement

At the Pontas Agency, we have just completed our second week of confinement, of re-adjusting our ways to working from home, our daily meetings through the screen, our calls, videocalls, WhatsApps and endless emails with everybody. It’s a strange feeling, but we’re busier than ever and the days seem longer too. We’re all in good

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Agenting in the time of Coronavirus

These are troubling times. And we are convinced that people need books more than ever, since fiction and non-fiction provide wonderful entertainment and nourishment for the mind. While many publishing houses have stopped printing and new titles are being re-scheduled (nobody really knows for when), we must go on, reading and re-reading and trying to

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Pontas networking in Munich

Behind every book, and beside the author, there are several passionate and quite anonymous people. At the Pontas Agency, we always say that the more digital and technological we become, the more important face to face meetings are. That’s why, in the middle of February 2020, Anna Soler-Pont went to Munich to visit several publishers

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Domingo Villar becomes a Pontas client

It is with great pleasure that we can announce that Domingo Villar, one of the most interesting Spanish crime novelists, is now a client at the Pontas Agency. Writing originally in his Galician mother tongue, Domingo Villar translates his own works into Spanish; he is the author of three acclaimed and bestselling novels featuring his protagonist,

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All ready for the first launches of Minna Salami’s debut

At the Pontas Agency, we are delighted to share some more details about the hotly awaited arrival of Minna Salami’s non-fiction debut Sensuous Knowledge: A Black Feminist Approach for Everyone. Drawing on a range of traditions, including personal narrative, feminist theory, popular culture, philosophy and African myth, Sensuous Knowledge offers a bold, unique, Africa-centred and black feminist

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Elena Medel’s literary debut

At the Pontas Agency, we are glad to share that, according to Publishers Weekly, Elena Medel (Córdoba, 1985) has been named as one of the 12 Essential Spanish-language Female Authors, and most recently she was awarded the Literature Achievement Award 2019 by Harper’s Bazaar. Previously known as a poet, she has transitioned seamlessly into the

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