Literary Contest – Novels for Youth: Deadline fast approaching

The National Book Council announces that the deadline for the submitting of applications for the Literary Contest – Novels for Youth, is fast approaching. Applications will stop being considered after noon on Friday, 7th September. The contest, in conjunction with Aġenzija Żgħażagħ, is now in its eight year and throughout...

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Taħt il-Qoxra: Nadia Mifsud

F’dan l-episodju ta’ Taħt il-Qoxra, Rachelle Deguara titkellem ma’ Nadia Mifsud dwar ir-rowl tal-kittieba nisa fix-xena letterarja lokali. Tista’ ssegwi t-taħdita hawnhekk. Il-Kunsill Nazzjonali 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 Shortlist 2018

  The National Book Council is hereby releasing the National Book Prize 2018 Shortlist for books published in 2017. The Adjudication Board communicated the choice of finalists yesterday during a formal meeting at the NBC premises. The selection process started on 11 May with a total of 172 entries, out...

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Taht il-Qoxra: Ġużè Stagno

F’dan l-episodju ta’ Taħt il-Qoxra Rachelle Deguara titkellem ma’ Ġużè Stagno dwar il-ġeneru tal-letteratura pop u r-rumanzi tiegħu. Tista’ ssegwi t-taħdita hawnhekk. Il-Kunsill Nazzjonali 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 2018

The National Book Council would like to notify the public that the adjudication board for the 2018 edition of the National Book Prize and the Terramaxka Prize will convene next week in order to decide on the shortlist, which will be published on the website of the Council and in...

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Taħt il-Qoxra: Claudia Gauci

F’dan l-episodju ta’ Taħt il-Qoxra, Rachelle Deguara titkellem ma’ Claudia Gauci dwar ix-xogħlijiet riċenti tagħha – kemm fil-poeżija kif ukoll fil-proża. 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 Festival 2018: events and authors

The opening conference of the Malta Book Festival has been a permanent feature of the Festival ever since its re-branding in 2013. This year’s conference will be themed on ‘Literature in Diaspora’ and will take place on 7 November 2018 at Sir Temi Zammit Hall (MCC), starting 7pm. The participants...

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Taħt il-Qoxra: Michael Zammit

F’dan l-episodju ta’ Taħt il-Qoxra, Rachelle Deguara titkellem ma’ Michael Zammit dwar il-ktieb tiegħu Metamorfosi, traduzzjoni ta’ siltiet mill-poeżija epika ta’ Ovidju. It-taħdita ddur mat-temi u r-realtajiet psikoloġiċi li Ovidju jesplora f’dan ix-xogħol. Tista’ ssegwi t-taħdita hawnhekk. Il-Kunsill Nazzjonalli tal-Ktieb jirringrazzja lill-PBS u lill-ħaddiema ta’ Radju Malta 1 għall-għajnuna bix-xandir...

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The Literary Contest of Novels for Youth: Winners 2013-2017

  Set up in a bid to encourage literature written purposefully for youths and young adults, the Literary Contest of Novels for Youth is now in its 8th edition. The contest has also served to launch the career of emergent authors – two of the winners of the contest have...

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