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 [...]

Djaimilia Pereira de Almeida Writes Monthly Letter for Folha de S.Paulo

July 12th, 2021|Categories: Special Projects|

Djaimilia Pereira de Almeida // Over the next year, Ilustrada Ilustríssima (Folha de S.Paulo) will publish a monthly letter written by Djaimilia Pereira de Almeida. The letters are fictitious, inspired by the isolation caused by the pandemic and the desire for proximity that it has evoked. [...]

Barbastro Prize for Literature 2021

June 14th, 2021|Categories: Awards|Tags: |

Jorge Carrión// Jorge Carrión has just been awarded the Barbastro Prize for Literature 2021 with his novel "Museo del siglo XXI" (Museum of the 21st Century)! It's dotated with 15.000 Euros and includes the publication at the renowned publishing house Galaxia Gutenberg. The president of the [...]

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