A call to witness | Gioele Galea
As the world is all but driven to total quarantine, a hermit’s memoir may just stand as the ultimate balm for the soul in these troubled times. TEODOR RELJIC speaks to Fr...
‘How many people read poetry? If no one does, then even the strongest poems will not change anything’
Does poetry make anything happen? Ahead of a roundtable discussion bringing together some of Malta’s best known writers, poets and songwriters, we asked each of them...
Face of a liar: Terinu, author of the freemasonry slur against Gerald Strickland

Ettore Bono, who gave Maltese politics the word ‘terinata’

Ettore Bono, who gave Maltese politics the...

‘Pretentious waffle’... Malta book awards jury shocks as they hold back top prize

Malta book prize jury says long-list submitted for national book awards’ top novel prize ‘below par’

Malta book prize jury says long-list submitted for national...

National Book Prize: Judges do not award prize for top novel

National Book Council chairman Mark Camilleri says awards could not be...

National Book Council chairman Mark Camilleri says awards...

Breaking the silence | Omar Seguna

As he gets ready to release his third poetry collection, Xehir Fis-Skiet, Omar Seguna speaks to TEODOR RELJIC about his politically-charged work, which aims to...

As he gets ready to release his third poetry collection,...

Writing as a form of activism | John P. Portelli

Born in Malta but based in Canada, the author and academic John P. Portelli...

Born in Malta but based in Canada, the author and academic...

‘The present system cannot go on’ | Paul Bartolo

As the events of Sette Giugno continue to reverberate across Maltese society in...

As the events of Sette Giugno continue to reverberate...

A guide to the Malta Book Festival 2019

The Malta Book Festival is less than a week away, here is everything attendees need to know about the largest literary festival on the island

The Malta Book Festival is less than a week away, here is...

Literary speed dating with publishing professionals at Malta Book Festival

The Malta Book Festival is offering attendees a unique opportunity to ask their burning questions to publishing professionals

The Malta Book Festival is offering attendees a unique...

‘Nothing pans out the way you expect’ | Mark Stafford

From intense and emotionally wrenching literary adaptations to sights of...

From intense and emotionally wrenching literary adaptations...

What if the government paid our authors? One literary foundation has a proposal

Would a guaranteed income for Maltese writers enrich the nation and propel the creative industry to new heights? One literary foundation has a proposal

Would a guaranteed income for Maltese writers enrich the...

‘I am not afraid to speak’ | Rosemarie Aquilina

Skyrocketing to international fame after sentencing serial rapist Larry Nassar...

Skyrocketing to international fame after sentencing serial...

Award-winning authors take centre-stage at Malta Book Festival

Attendees will be given the opportunity to meet and discover the works of...

Attendees will be given the opportunity to meet and...

‘We are not living in the best of times’ | Immanuel Mifsud

With a concluding story that folds in a fictionalised take on both the recent...

With a concluding story that folds in a fictionalised take...

Malta Book Festival put emphasis on child-friendly activities

This year's Malta Book Festival will provide age-appropriate learning...

This year's Malta Book Festival will provide...

Historic Maltese writers’ congress passes economic rights motion

National Book Council establishes the first National Writers’ Congress to...

National Book Council establishes the first National...

American-Maltese judge ‘Barracuda Aquilina’ for Malta Book festival

Judge Rosemarie Aquilina is the special guest of the 2019 Malta Book Festival

Judge Rosemarie Aquilina is the special guest of the 2019...

Are we reading more? Books borrowed from public libraries up by 12%

The number of books loaned out by Malta's public libraries inreased to more...

The number of books loaned out by Malta's public...

Ephemeral mash-ups from the stranded rock | Nigel Baldacchino

Architect and musician Nigel Baldacchino speaks about his first foray into...

Architect and musician Nigel Baldacchino speaks about his...