[WATCH] Markapaġna | Simone Spiteri
Luke Galea speaks to actress and playwright Simone Spiteri
[WATCH] Markapaġna | Glen Calleja
Luke Galea speaks to the artist, writer and bookbinder Glen Calleja
Comics journalist Joe Sacco at the 2022 Malta Book Festival

Maltese by birth, Sacco grew up in Australia and later in Los Angeles and...

Maltese by birth, Sacco grew up in Australia and later in...

John Boyne is the international guest of the 2022 Malta Book Festival

Bestselling author John Boyne, known for The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas,...

Bestselling author John Boyne, known for The Boy in the...

[WATCH] Markapaġna | Claudia Gauci

In our first episode, Claudia Gauci talks about the memory, nostalgia and vulnerability of the author in Immanuel Mifsud's memoir Fl-Isem tal-Missier (u...

In our first episode, Claudia Gauci talks about the memory,...

National Book Council announces new literary podcast to promote Maltese books

Markapaġna will air every Tuesday at 6pm from 13 September onwards 

Markapaġna will air every Tuesday at 6pm from 13 September...

Dreams, buildings and bruised sea: Algeria in Lamis Saidi’s poetry

Inizjamed interviews Algerian Lamis Saidi ahead of the upcoming Malta...

Inizjamed interviews Algerian Lamis Saidi ahead of the...

Results of the Malta Book Fund 2022 announced

The National Book Council announces that 29 projects will be receiving funding...

The National Book Council announces that 29 projects will...

Ġaħan fl-Aqwa Żmien: a caricature of the Muscat era

Mark Camilleri drinks from the deep and rich well of Mediterranean folklore in...

Mark Camilleri drinks from the deep and rich well of...

National Book Prize and Terramaxka Prize shortlist announced

The winners will be announced at a ceremony on 4 November 

The winners will be announced at a ceremony on 4...

‘Ġaħan fl-Aqwa Żmien’, Mark Camilleri’s first novel, out in July

The satirical novel represents ‘Ġaħanism’ and the political decadence of the times, what Camilleri – author of political polemic ‘A...

The satirical novel represents ‘Ġaħanism’ and...

National Book Council unveils official poster for the 2022 Malta Book Festival

The National Book Council has unveiled its official poster for the 2022 Malta Book Festival putting the spotlight on illustrators and graphic designers 

The National Book Council has unveiled its official poster...

2022 Doreen Micallef National Poetry Contest now open for entries

Annual contest celebrating the best poetry written in Maltese,...

Annual contest celebrating the best poetry...

Press charges: Malta wartime reporters invented ‘Italian coward’ myth

How they reported the war: Martin G. Debattista’s ‘The Front Page on the Front Line – The Maltese Newspapers and the Second World...

How they reported the war: Martin G....

Philosopher Peter Singer, author of Animal Liberation, speaks in Malta visit

One of the best known living professors of philosopher, anti-poverty and animal liberation campaigner Peter Singer, to deliver annual philosophy lecture

One of the best known living professors of philosopher,...

National Book Prize and Terramaxka Prize long list announced

The National Book Prize has drawn a record number of submissions with 199 total...

The National Book Prize has drawn a record number of...

Up close with the creators of ‘Mibdul’, Malta’s first serialised comic for adults

Teodor Reljić and Inez Kristina on creating Malta’s first-ever serialised comic book series ‘Mibdul’

Teodor Reljić and Inez Kristina on...

A taste of his own violence: Mur Ġibek... turns the tables on the war on women

Irene Chias provides an inverted rendering of the gratuitous violence of Anthony Burgess’s novel, this time wielded not by Alex and his droogs, but by...

Irene Chias provides an inverted rendering of the...

Students can visit closed-off section at University library during Campus Book Festival

National Book Council is organising a special visit to the Melitensia section of the University of Malta Library as part of the Campus Book Festival...

National Book Council is organising a special visit to...

Cassola’s ‘Suleyman the Magnificent and 1565 Siege’ published in France

French translation for Cassola’s Ottoman account of 1565’s Great Siege is part of ‘Historiques’ series by L’Harmattan

French translation for Cassola’s Ottoman account of...