[LISTEN] The giants of Maltese literature given new life in treasure-trove of 120 soundfiles
Unique recordings dating back to 1951 of Rużar Briffa, Anton Buttigieg, Francis Ebejer, Mary Meylak and others talking about their work have been digitised by the University of...
Winner of the the Literary Contest of Novels for Youth announced
Author Marlon Chircop was announced the winner of the 2020 edition of the Literary Contest of Novels for Youth 
National Book Prize 2020: Trevor Zahra conferred lifetime achievement award

Watch the ceremony for the National Book Prize here

Watch the ceremony for the National Book Prize here

Spy novel master John le Carré dies aged 89

Undisputed giant of English literature, the Le Carré canon of espionage...

Undisputed giant of English literature, the Le Carré...

Bid to raise €10,000 for COVID-19 charity through art, poetry publication

Book features a number of short stories and poems as well as various artwork, created during the COVID-19 pandemic in aid of charity

Book features a number of short stories and poems...

National Book Prize ceremony to be streamed online

The National Book Council will stream the 2020 National Book Prize awards...

The National Book Council will stream the 2020 National...

Paean to a professor – remembering Oliver Friggieri

Mark Vella, author of X’Seta’ Ġralu lil Kevin Cacciattolo? and...

Mark Vella, author of X’Seta’ Ġralu lil Kevin...

When this weather clears up: Remembering Oliver Friggieri

Kevin Saliba • Oliver Friggieri belongs to a regrettably dying breed...

Kevin Saliba • Oliver Friggieri belongs to a...

Oliver Friggieri, intellectual who articulated nation’s consciousness, passes away

Giant of Maltese literature, intellectual, poet, novelist and critic whose work defined a canon of national literature, Olivier Friggieri, dies at 73

Giant of Maltese literature, intellectual, poet, novelist...

The Malta Book Festival 2020 opens next week, here’s all you need to know

There’s just over a week before the start of the 2020 Malta Book Festival, here’s everything you need to know

There’s just over a week before the start of the 2020...

Unmissable events at virtual Malta Book Festival 2020

Featuring international guests like Salan Rushdie, this year’s...

Featuring international guests like Salan Rushdie, this...

Reforming the book industry during the hardest-ever economic crisis in history

I sincerely hope the government comes to term with the necessity of taking the matter at hand with the serious approach it deserves

I sincerely hope the government comes to term with the...

Students get €5 voucher for books from Malta Book Festival 2020

A €5 Book Voucher for all students participating in the Malta Book...

A €5 Book Voucher for all students participating in...

Leanne Ellul | Stripped bare in the blue room

TEODOR RELJIC speaks to Leanne Ellul about her latest poetry collection,...

TEODOR RELJIC speaks to Leanne Ellul about her latest...

Salman Rushdie special guest of 2020 ‘virtual’ Malta Book Festival

Giant of international literature Salman Rushdie in conversation with Malta’s giant of literature Alfred Sant

Giant of international literature Salman Rushdie in...

Killer’s return: Karl Schembri comes full circle with new ‘Il-Manifest…’ edition

Author Karl Schembri returns to the Maltese publishing scene with his incendiary 2006 novel Il-Manifest Tal-Killer

Author Karl Schembri returns to the Maltese publishing...

Illustrator Gattaldo’s fearlessdaphne.com prepares children for a post-truth world

The author of a forthcoming children’s book about journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia has launched a media literacy website

The author of a forthcoming children’s book about...

Like a punch in the stomach | Loranne Vella

Author and performer Loranne Vella, whose debut short story collection...

Author and performer Loranne Vella, whose debut short story...

Malta Book Festival will go online due to COVID-19 cancellation of mass events

The National Book Council said the decision was necessary in order to safeguard both staff and attendees 

The National Book Council said the decision was necessary...

National Book Prize and Terramaxka 2020 shortlist: 68 works vie for top awards

The shortlist for the National Book Prize and Terramaxka Prize 2020 includes 68 shortlisted titles out of a total of 182 longlisted works

The shortlist for the National Book Prize and Terramaxka...