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The publication of great pieces of Maltese literature and academia is an ongoing process with its own rich history and one can surely feel proud when making reference to these...
Bird is the word | Gorg Mallia
Veteran literary fixture Gorg Mallia is back on the fiction scene with a new book from Merlin Publishers, which he both wrote and illustrated . He speaks to us about the...
Pierre J. Mejlak’s award-winning collection gets English translation

Pierre J. Mejlak's Dak li l-lejl ihallik tghid translated into 'Having Said Goodnight' by Clare Vassallo and Antoine Cassar thanks to EU...

Pierre J. Mejlak's Dak li l-lejl ihallik tghid...

Irvin Vella - Merlin's new detective fiction for kids

The book follows Irvin Vella, an investigator-in-training, as he solves...

The book follows Irvin Vella, an investigator-in-training,...

The heady currents of history | Lizzie Eldridge

Writer Lizzie Eldridge speaks to us about her first self-published novel...

Writer Lizzie Eldridge speaks to us about her first...

Giving life to rocks | Denise Scicluna

Maltese-born, London-based artist Denise Scicluna tells us about her upcoming book, ‘Rock Art!’ which will teach readers how to embellish rocks and...

Maltese-born, London-based artist Denise Scicluna tells us...

Welcome to the haunted funhouse | John Bonello

Fantasy author John Bonello speaks to us about his new book from Merlin...

Fantasy author John Bonello speaks to us about his new book...

Illustrating Irvin | Lisa Falzon

Veteran Merlin illustrator Lisa Falzon speaks to us about bringing Bonello’s Irvin Vella to life with a series of Edward Gorey style illustrations

Veteran Merlin illustrator Lisa Falzon speaks to us about...

Local authors get paid for library lending for the first time

National Book Council issues first batch of cheques to local authors benefiting...

National Book Council issues first batch of cheques to...

Comic book artist Steve Scott returns to Malta for meet-and-greet

The Batman, Hulk and Judge Dredd artist will make an appearance at...

The Batman, Hulk and Judge Dredd artist will make an...

Reasons to rejoice: book consumption is on the rise

The National Book Festival can only exist as a contributing component to the...

The National Book Festival can only exist as a contributing...

Beware of Greeks bearing gifts

It is high time that that book awards are moved away from Castille towards a public forum independent from any such interference.

It is high time that that book awards are moved away...

Birds, apes and aliens: The best reads of 2014

Having served as book reviewer for the MaltaToday distributed VIDA Magazine,...

Having served as book reviewer for the MaltaToday...

There’s something about Tamara | Simon Bartolo

Novelist and playwright Simon Bartolo speaks to us about translating an Italian...

Novelist and playwright Simon Bartolo speaks to us about...

‘Only a few people deserve to be called playwrights’ | Leanne Ellul

Up-and-coming local playwright Leanne Ellul – winner of last year’s Francis Ebejer Prize with Ma Rridx Immur – speaks to us ahead of her...

Up-and-coming local playwright Leanne Ellul – winner...

Two authors take home Novels for Youth prize

Stephen Lughermo and Leanne Ellul win ‘literature for youths’ award...

Stephen Lughermo and Leanne Ellul win ‘literature for...

Maltese author awarded EU Prize for Literature

This was the second European win for a Maltese author, the first being Immanuel...

This was the second European win for a Maltese author, the...

‘Someone like Dom Mintoff would have thrilled my father’ | Jim Crace

Award-winning British novelist and inaugural University of Malta Writer in Residence Jim Crace speaks to us about the precarious blessing of literary...

Award-winning British novelist and inaugural University of...

The Malta-Pachino connection | Arnold Cassola

We speak to Arnold Cassola about ‘Malta-Pachino – ritorno alle...

We speak to Arnold Cassola about ‘Malta-Pachino...

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...

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