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International Literary Agent of the Year 2015

April 15th, 2015|Categories: Awards, Special Projects|

The Literary Agency Mertin has been voted International Literary Agent of the Year 2015 by The London Book Fair, in partnership with the UK Publishers Association! This is a great acknowledgement of our work and above all, it’s a great tribute to our outstanding authors. Christopher MacLehose of MacLehose Press, chairman [...]

  • Patrícia Melo © Adriano Heitmann

2023 INDIES Book of the Year Awards

June 11th, 2024|Categories: Awards|

Patrícia Melo // We are delighted to announce that Patrícia Melo has been awarded the prestigious INDIES Editor's Choice Prize for Fiction 2023 for her novel "The Simple Art of Killing a Woman," published by Restless Books. The prize is part of Foreword Magazine's 2023 INDIES Book of the Year Awards.The [...]

  • Patrícia Melo © Adriano Heitmann

Grand Prix Héroïne Madame Figaro 2024

May 30th, 2024|Categories: Awards|

Patrícia Melo // We are proud to announce that Patrícia Melo has won the Héroïne Madame Figaro Award 2024 in the category foreign novel for “The Simple Art of Killing a Woman”, which was published in French under the title  “Celles qu’on tue” by Buchet Chastel. The Grand Prix de l'Héroïne [...]

  • Sergio Bizzio © Julia Gutiérrez

Konex Merit Diploma 2024

May 16th, 2024|Categories: Awards|

Sergio Bizzio // Sergio Bizzio has been honored with the Merit Diploma in the 45th edition of the Konex AwardsThe Konex Awards recognize individuals who are influential for future generations in Argentina. The awards have ten categories. This year, literature takes the spotlight, last awarded in 2014.The Grand Jury has selected the [...]

  • Dulce Maria Cardoso © Tiago Miranda

Grand Prize for Chronicles and Literary Disperses 2024

May 8th, 2024|Categories: Awards|

Dulce Maria Cardoso // Dulce Maria Cardoso has been awarded the Grand Prize for Chronicles and Literary Disperses by the Portuguese Writers’ Association (APE). She wins the Prize for her work "Unauthorised Autobiography 2" ("Autobiografia não Autorizada 2"), published at Tinta-da-China in 2023. The jury commended Cardoso for "a collection [...]

  • Patrícia Melo © Adriano Heitmann

Second position on the Crime Bestseller List April 2024

April 5th, 2024|Categories: Bestselling Titles, Participations|

Patrícia Melo // We are delighted to announce that Patrícia Melo's novel "Menos que um" has secured the second position on the prestigious Crime Bestseller List for April 2024, curated by Deutschlandfunk Kultur. The jury, comprising 17 specialists in crime literature from Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, diligently selects four titles [...]

  • Boris Quercia © Antonio Quercia

Nominated for the Grand Prix de l’Imaginaire 2024

April 5th, 2024|Categories: Awards, Selections|

Boris Quercia // We are excited to share that our author Boris Quercia has been nominated for the Grand Prix de l’Imaginaire 2024 in the Foreign Novel category for "Neurón", "Les derniers Maillons" in French. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the award, the oldest French prize still in existence. The [...]

  • Patrícia Melo © Adriano Heitmann

Crime Bestseller List March 2024 and Leipzig Book Fair

March 19th, 2024|Categories: Bestselling Titles, Participations|

Patrícia Melo // We are happy to announce that Patrícia Melo's novel "Less Than One" has been included in the Crime Bestseller List for March 2024, curated by author, journalist, moderator, and literary critic Tobias Gohlis. The other authors included are Hervé Le Corre, Danya Kukafka, Fabio Stassi and Les Edgerton. The Leipzig Book Fair has [...]

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