William Zammit | Deep down, humanity changes very little
Maltese author and academic William Zammit, winner in the category of best Biographical and Historiographic Research for his book ‘Slavery, Treason and Blood: The 1749 Plot...
Christian Attard | The hidden beauty in the ugly
Maltese academic Christian Attard, winner in the category of best research for his book 'The Art of Dying Well: Visual Cultures in Times of Piety and Plague Malta...
Mark Vella | The immense potentialities of a language

Maltese translator Mark Vella, and winner of best translation...

Maltese translator Mark Vella, and winner of best...

Lon Kirkop | Interpretations of my works are uniquely gratifying

Maltese writer Lon Kirkop, winner in the drama category with his collection of...

Maltese writer Lon Kirkop, winner in the drama category...

Rita Saliba | The challenges of micro fiction as a genre

Maltese writer Rita Saliba, winner of best short stories at the National Book...

Maltese writer Rita Saliba, winner of best short stories at...

Book loans increase by 8% in the first four months of this year

Over 243,000 books were taken out on loan from Maltese and Gozitan libraries...

Over 243,000 books were taken out on loan from Maltese and...

Murad Shubert | Going to raw and emotional places

Maltese-Moroccan writer Murad Shubert, winner of the poetry section for...

Maltese-Moroccan writer Murad Shubert, winner of the...

Loranne Vella | Shedding light on the complexity of feminism

Maltese writer, translator and winner of best novel at the National Book Prize...

Maltese writer, translator and winner of best novel at the...

Malta Libraries to host reading marathon in Floriana

Scheduled for Wednesday, 24th April 2024, the marathon promises an immersive...

Scheduled for Wednesday, 24th April 2024, the marathon...

No one’s ego is worth more than the literary industry

Last month saw the publication of David Samuel Hudson’s debut novel M....

Last month saw the publication of David Samuel...

Drawing out the child within

The Irish children’s books illustrator Karen Harte is the special guest at this year’s edition of the Campus Book Festival, where she will...

The Irish children’s books illustrator Karen Harte is...

Rise in paper prices is major hit for Maltese publishing industry

Rise in price of paper in 2022 leaves 75% of book publishing entities facing a...

Rise in price of paper in 2022 leaves 75% of book...

Daniel Massa, age-defining poet of postcolonial legacy, awarded Lifetime Achievement Award

Prof. Daniel Massa awarded the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award this year’s edition of the National Book Prize

Prof. Daniel Massa awarded the prestigious Lifetime...

Literary review website taken down after three weeks

The presumed author received threats, but denies having written for the portal

The presumed author received threats, but denies having...

Karl Schembri’s ‘Miskit’ helps young refugees cope with trauma and distress

Norwegian Refugee Council launches children’s book by Karl Schembri to help young raefugees cope with trauma and distress

Norwegian Refugee Council launches children’s book by...

Loranne Vella’s ‘Marta Marta’ clinches best novel in National Book Prize

Feminist novel that takes on Catholic dogmas that shape the role of women and the family awarded top book prize

Feminist novel that takes on Catholic dogmas that shape the...

Leanne Ellul takes first prize in Doreen Micallef national poetry contest

Leanne Ellul’s ‘ix-xnigħat ta’ xmux u dwalijiet għammiexa’ was awarded the first prize in this year’s Doreen Micallef...

Leanne Ellul’s ‘ix-xnigħat ta’ xmux...

All you need to know about  the 2023 Malta Book Festival

With so much going on and a little bit for everyone, here’s a handy guide...

With so much going on and a little bit for everyone,...

Dynamic collaborations take you #beyondbooks at the Malta Book Festival

The Malta Book Festival takes place between 18 to 22 October at The Malta Fairs & Conventions Centre, Ta’ Qali 

The Malta Book Festival takes place between 18 to 22...

Commonwealth Short Story Prize opens for submissions in English and Maltese

Ugandan-British novelist and short story writer Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi will chair an international panel of judges for the 2024 Commonwealth Short Story...

Ugandan-British novelist and short story writer Jennifer...