Local authors get paid for library lending for the first time
National Book Council issues first batch of cheques to local authors benefiting from the Public Lending Rights Scheme
Comic book artist Steve Scott returns to Malta for meet-and-greet
The Batman, Hulk and Judge Dredd artist will make an appearance at Pandora's Box Collectibles, Tarxien this Tuesday. 
Jim Crace wants to put Malta on the literary map

As Writer in Residence at the Faculty of Arts, University of Malta, acclaimed...

As Writer in Residence at the Faculty of Arts, University...

Better the beasts you know | Stephan D. Mifsud

The beasts of Maltese folklore have finally been captured in...

The beasts of Maltese folklore have finally been captured...

‘Colour is the direct feed to the brain’ | Christian Ward

We speak to London-based illustrator Christian Ward ahead of his visit to the...

We speak to London-based illustrator Christian Ward ahead...

‘A thousand shades of Mintoff’ through the eyes of politicians, historians

New book on the political life of Dom Mintoff brings together the recollections of 54 individuals who came into close contact with the former Labour leader

New book on the political life of Dom Mintoff brings...

Sicilian publishers come out in full force for National Book Festival

The National Book Council will be hosting some of Sicily’s most prominent...

The National Book Council will be hosting some of...

Book Festival prepares to make a ‘the French connection’

National Book Council strives to make Malta ‘less insular’ with...

National Book Council strives to make Malta ‘less...

Another brick in the wall

Immanuel Mifsud is back on the frontlines of Maltese literature with a new novella whose haunting narrative of unrequited love across national borders belies a...

Immanuel Mifsud is back on the frontlines of Maltese...

Events programme for National Book Festival launched

The Book Fest is open to all free of charge and will feature international...

The Book Fest is open to all free of charge and will...

Immanuel Mifsud short film for Book Festival

In its second edition after being re-christened the National Book Festival, the...

In its second edition after being re-christened the...

Pierre Mejlak takes EU literature prize

Marking the second time a Maltese author has won the award - after Immanuel Mifsud in 2011 - Gozo-born author Pierre J. Mejlak has won the European Union Prize...

Marking the second time a Maltese author has won the award...

National Book Festival kicks off next month

Schoolchildren to be given €2 book voucher to use during the National Book...

Schoolchildren to be given €2 book voucher to use...

Malta is bigger than we think | Mark Vella

Publisher-turned-author Mark Vella tells us that his debut novel,...

Publisher-turned-author Mark Vella tells us that his debut...

Eclectic mix of creators at Malta Comic Con

Big-name creators, up-and-coming Maltese artists and comic book veterans...

Big-name creators, up-and-coming Maltese artists and comic...

National Book Prize finalists announced

The National Book Council shortlists ‘the best books published in Malta throughout the year 2013’.

The National Book Council shortlists ‘the best books...

Poetry across borders | Marc Delouze and Peter Semolic

We speak to poets Peter Semolic (Slovenia) and Marc Delouze (France) ahead of...

We speak to poets Peter Semolic (Slovenia) and Marc Delouze...

New book brings together a collection of Manwel Dimech's poetry

New book presents Manwel Dimech’s poems for the very first time

New book presents Manwel Dimech’s poems for the very...

The challenges of adaptation | Kenneth Scicluna

We speak to filmmaker Kenneth Scicluna, fresh off the set of ...

We speak to filmmaker Kenneth Scicluna, fresh off the set...

Book Review | Trilobites & Other Stories

Trailer parks, brutal rites of passage and low-paying jobs characterise this recently-unearthed short story collection by cult American author D'J Pancake.

Trailer parks, brutal rites of passage and low-paying jobs...