Maltese Literature Nights featuring Lou Drofenik and Loranne Vella

In collaboration with Librebook – Bruxelles, the National Book Council is pleased to announce the presence of two prize-winning Maltese authors, Lou Drofenik and Loranne Vella, for a series of readings and discussions on their works, the Maltese literary landscape, and more. Maltese Literature Nights will be taking place on...

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Taħt il-Qoxra: Prof. Carmen Depasquale

F’dan l-episodju minn Taħt il-Qoxra, Rachelle Deguara tkellmet ma’ Prof. Carmen Depasuale dwar il-ħidma tagħha b’risq il-kuntatt kulturali bejn Malta u Franza, kif ukoll dwar il-kitbiet tagħha, partikularment dawk dwar il-Kavallieri u l-ħajja f’Malta fis-Seklu 18. Fost l-oħrajn, Prof. Depasquale tkellmet dwar xi jfissru l-Kavallieri għal Malta llum, il-paċi dejjiema, u...

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Taħt il-Qoxra: Dr. Joan Abela

F’dan l-episodju minn ‘Taħt il-Qoxra’, Rachelle Deguara tkellmet ma’ Dr. Joan Abela. Fl-intervista se tisma’ dwar il-konservazzjoni tal-kotba u d-dedikazzjoni li għandha l-mistiedna lejn din il-professjoni, dwar il-proġett tar-rijabilitazzjoni tal-Arkivji Notarili, u dwar il-pubblikazzjonijiet ta’ Dr. Joan. “Jekk ma jkollniex id-dokumenti ma nistgħux niktbu l-istorja, nistgħu biss nivvintaw”. Isma’ l-intervista...

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Taħt il-Qoxra: Jonathan Balzan

F’dan l-episodju minn Taħt il-Qoxra, Rachelle Deguara tkellmet ma’ Jonathan Balzan dwar il-poeżiji tiegħu miġbura fi tliet ġabriet tul medda ta’ snin. Il-mistieden tkellem dwar diversi aspetti tal-poetika tiegħu, fosthom ir-relazzjoni bejn l-att personali tal-kitba u l-kuntatt soċjali, kif żviluppa poetikament bosta snin ta’ kitba, il-kapitaliżmu u l-konsumeriżmu u kif affettwah...

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National Book Council Audiovisual work 2019: the Malta Literary Short-Film Contest and the Call for Applications for the NBC Docudrama Series 2019

As part of the 2019 plan to keep producing audiovisual work to promote authors for commercial and public broadcasting, the National Book Council is pleased to launch the calls for applications for two initiatives for 2019: the Malta Literary Short Film Contest 2019 and the new NBC Docudrama Series 2019....

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The 17th PLR payment is out

The National Book Council would like to announce that the seventeenth PLR (Public Lending Rights) payment is being distributed to authors, illustrators and photographers whose books were borrowed from Public Libraries in Malta and Gozo in the period covering the 1st of October, 2018 till the 31st December, 2018. The...

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Taħt il-Qoxra: Ġorġ Peresso

F’dan l-episodju minn ‘Taħt il-Qoxra’, Rachelle Deguara tkellmet ma’ Ġorġ Peresso dwar il-kitbiet letterarji tiegħu u l-karriera fuq ir-radju. Il-mistieden tkellem dwar ir-relazzjoni bejn il-kwalità u l-kwantità fil-letteratura, għaliex ilu tant snin jikteb, dwar il-gost fil-kitba, il-politika jew l-impenn politiku tal-kittieb, dwar meta rebaħ il-Premju Nazzjonali tal-Ktieb u meta ngħata...

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