• Lídia Jorge © Frank Ferville

Grand Prize for Novels and Novellas

July 24th, 2023|Categories: Awards, Selections|

Lídia Jorge // Lídia Jorge unanimously wins the Grand Prize for Novels and Novellas 2023 from the Portuguese Writers' Association (APE) for her novel "Mercy". It was selected from 86 books that had been submitted to the competition. It is the second time Lídia Jorge has [...]

  • Héctor Abad Faciolince © Daniela Abad

Speech at European Parliament

July 18th, 2023|Categories: Special Projects|

Héctor Abad // Héctor Abad speaks to the European Parliament today at 6.30 pm together with Javi López (MEP & Eurolat Co-President), Sergio Jaramillo (former Colombian High Commissioner for Peace), Catalina Gómez (journalist), Oleksandra Mativiichuuk (director of the Centre for Civil Liberties & Nobel Peace Prize 2022), Iván Briscoe (Latin [...]

Argentina Key Titles

July 17th, 2023|Categories: Selections|

Eugenia Almeida // "Scrapyard" by Eugenia Almeida was chosen as one of three literary novels for the Argentina Key Titles programme 2023. The Argentina Key Titles catalogue is a selection of some of the most attractive books published in Argentina in the last year and which have the potential to [...]

  • José Luís Peixoto © Patricia Santos Pinto
  • Gonçalo M. Tavares © Joana Caiano Gonçalo M. Tavares

Pope Francis welcomes our authors Peixoto and Tavares among almost 200 artists from around the world

September 13th, 2023|Categories: Special Projects|

José Luis Peixoto, Gonçalo M. Tavares // To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Vatican Museums' collection of contemporary religious art, Pope Francis will welcome nearly 200 artists including writers, painters, sculptors, filmmakers, photographers, designers, and publishers from 33 different countries to the Sistine Chapel on 23 June 2023. Among [...]

  • Leticia Martin © Alejandra Miguez

Lumen Prize for Novels 2023

June 1st, 2023|Categories: Awards, Selections|

Leticia Martin // Leticia Martin wins the Lumen Prize for Novels with her work Vladimir. The novel, which was selected among 407 submissions, is inspired by Nabokov's Lolita, reversing gender roles. Lumen relaunches its historic award to continue publishing the best literature written by women in Spanish language. Founded in [...]

  • Flávia Lins e Silva © Flávia Lins e Silva

Disney announces feature film based on “Pilar’s Diary”

June 5th, 2023|Categories: Selections|

Flávia Lins e Silva // The book series "Pilar's Diary" of the Brazilian bestelling author Flávia Lins e Silva will gain a feature film adaptation produced by Conspiração, with co-production by Star Original Productions and distribution by Star Distribution. This news was announced during The Walt Disney Company panel at [...]

Shortlist LiBeraturpreis 2023

May 25th, 2023|Categories: Awards, Selections|

Tatiana Salem Levy // "Vista Chinesa" by Tatiana Salem Levy is on the shortlist of the LiBeraturpreis 2023. The prize is awarded annually for an outstanding title by a female author from Africa, Asia, Latin America, or the Arab world in German translation. The winner will be announced on 14 [...]

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