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 [...]

Colombia: Translations Grants – Deadline 1st December

August 31st, 2021|Categories: Translation Grants|

Reading Colombia, co-financing program for the translation and promotion of Colombian literary and scientific works in foreign languages, launches a new call. From August the 10th to December the 1st 2021, or until incentives are depleted, interested publishers may participate by sending the application to: Programacion@camlibro.com.co > www.camlibro.com.co/ [...]

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 announces its 10 finalists 2021

November 19th, 2021|Categories: Selections|

Mia Couto, Luís Cardoso and Gonçalo M. Tavares // Oceanos Prize announces its 10 finalists 2021 Among the 10 finalists of the Oceanos Prize - Portuguese Language Literature Prize 2021 - are Mia Couto (The Cartographer of Absences), Luís Cardoso (The Pumpkin Planter) and Gonçalo M. Tavares (The Middle Bone). [...]

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