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...

Continue reading

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.

Continue reading

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...

Continue reading

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...

Continue reading

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...

Continue reading