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 [...]

Portugal and PALOP Leipzig Book Fair 2022

November 3rd, 2020|Categories: Guests of Honour, Participations|

After the cancellation of this year’s Leipzig Book Fair due to the pandemic, Portugal's Guest of Honour appearance will be postponed to 2022. However, from 27 to 30 May 2021, as part of this year's reading festival Leipzig liest extra, the literature in Portuguese language from Portugal and PALOP, which includes [...]

Spain: Translations Grants – Deadline 31st December

April 1st, 2021|Categories: Guests of Honour, Participations, Translation Grants|

Spain will be Guest of Honour at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2022. There is a third round of applications for grants for translation projects into German, English, French, Dutch, and Italian of literature from Spain by Acción Cultural. Applications may be submitted from June 9th to December 31st 2021. > accioncultural.es [...]

New Translation Grant between Portugal and the USA

September 7th, 2021|Categories: Translation Grants|

At a difficult time for authors and publishers, FLAD launched the first open call for the translation of literary works in order to promote Portuguese authors in the U.S. market and support Portuguese publishing companies, helping to enable works by American authors who would not otherwise arrive in Portugal. The next [...]

Oceanos Prize 2021

December 8th, 2021|Categories: Awards|

Luís Cardoso and Gonçalo M. Tavares // Luís Cardoso wins the Oceanos Prize 2021 with his novel The Pumpkin Planter. This is the first time that a book from the Asian continent is among the finalists and winners. The jury highlighted the dexterity and narrative resourcefulness of the author in [...]

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