Taħt il-Qoxra: Maria Grech Ganado

F’dan l-episodju ta’ Taħt il-Qoxra Rachelle Deguara titkellem ma’ Maria Grech Ganado dwar il-poeżija u l-ħdima tagħha fix-xena letterarja lokali. Fl-2016 Ganado ingħatat il-Premju Nazzjonali tal-Ktieb għall-Kontribut Siewi fil-Qasam tal-Kitba, mhux biss għax-xogħol poetiku tagħha iżda wkoll għall-ħidma li wettqet sabiex tippromwovi l-letteratura Maltija lil hinn minn xtutna. Fit-taħdita Ganado...

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Book Festival on Campus opens this Wednesday

The Book Festival on Campus kicks off this Wednesday at 9:00 am at the University quadrangle. It will be running for three days with back-to-back activities from 9am until 4 pm on Wednesday and Thursday. On Friday, the last day of the Festival, activities will go on till late, ending...

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Taħt il-Qoxra: Achille Mizzi

F’dan l-episodju ta’ Taħt il-Qoxra Rachelle Deguara titkellem ma’ Achille Mizzi dwar il-poeżija u l-ħdima tiegħu fil-qasam tal-kultura, kif ukoll il-kwistjonijiet politiċi, soċjali u personali konnessi max-xogħol letterarju tiegħu. Tista’ ssegwi t-taħdita hawnhekk. Il-Kunsill Nazzjonalli tal-Ktieb jirringrazzja lill-PBS u lill-ħaddiema ta’ Radju Malta 1 għall-għajnuna bix-xandir tal-programm.

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National Book Prize and Terramaxka Prize – Applications

Applications for the National Book Prize 2018 are open. Applications are also open for Terramaxka – The National Book Prize for Children and Adolescents. As always, the applications are for books published the year before and are open to all local publications in English or Maltese, given the books fall...

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Taħt il-Qoxra: Sephora Francalanza u John Grech

F’dan l-episodju ta’ Taħt il-Qoxra Rachelle Deguara titkellem ma’ Sephora Francalanza, il-president tal-Għaqda tal-Malti-Università, u John Grech, il-maniġer tal-Kunsill Nazzjonali tal-Ktieb, dwar il-Festival tal-Ktieb fuq il-Kampus, li ser iseħħ mill-21 sat-23 ta’ Marzu fil-‘quadrangle’ tal-Università. Il-Festival huwa mtella’ mill-Għaqda tal-Malti flimkien mal-Kunsill Nazzjonali tal-Ktieb. Tista’ ssegwi t-taħdita hawnhekk. Il-Kunsill Nazzjonalli...

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London Book Fair 2018

The National Book Council will be taking part in the London Book Fair 2018, a yearly 3-day event held at Olympia, Kensington, in which some of the world’s largest and most important publishers, book agents and rights negotiators convene in order to broker publication deals. NBC representatives will be exhibiting...

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Celebrating Frankenstein at the Campus Book Festival 2018

As 2018 celebrates the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, the National Book Council is organising the screening of J. Searle Dawley’s silent short Frankenstein (1910). It will be followed by a discussion on its cinematographic adaptation and its impact on the collective imagination by Prof. Saviour Catania and Prof....

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Taħt il-Qoxra: Sur Trevor Żahra

F’dan l-episodju ta’ Taħt il-Qoxra, Rachelle Deguara titkellem ma’ Trevor Żahra dwar il-kotba u l-karriera tiegħu bħala wieħed mill-kittieba l-iktar magħrufa f’pajjiżna. Tista’ ssegwi t-taħdita hawnhekk. Il-Kunsill Nazzjonalli tal-Ktieb jirringrazzja lill-PBS u lill-ħaddiema ta’ Radju Malta 1 għall-għajnuna bix-xandir tal-programm.

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Jasmin B. Frelih at the Campus Book Festival

Award-winning Slovenian writer Jasmin B. Frelih is the special guest of this year’s Campus Book Festival, which will be held between March 21 and 23 at the University’s quadrangle. This is a unique opportunity for University students and the public to meet this exceptionally talented author in person, and to...

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Annual Report 2017

The National Book Council is publishing its comprehensive Annual Report for 2017, a most significant year for the Council due to the acquisition of its new status as a legal entity, the granting of new premises for the Council in Valletta and the intensification of its activities in the promotion...

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