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Scintillas: New Maltese Writing 1


Praspar’s first anthology of Maltese writing showcases new prose, poetry and literary nonfiction by a selection of emerging and established Maltese writers from across the world.

Split into two sections, Fables/Ħrejjef and Reflections/Riflessi, the pieces featured in this collection give voice to the anxieties, desires and nostalgic meditations of their authors.

But throughout these narratives preoccupied with change and loss, a glimmer of something meaningful rises to the surface: a mote in a sunbeam, the arrival of morning after a night of insomnia, new life after a bushfire . . . scintillas of hope where previously there had been none.

With Clare Azzopardi, Tanja Cilia, Lou Drofenik, Noah Fabri, John Falzon, Karina Fiorini, Albert Gatt, Joe Gatt, Holly Knowles, Teodor Reljić, Rita Saliba, Stephanie Sant, Peter Scalpello, Kat Storace, Sebastian Tanti Burlò, Maria Theuma, Alex Vella Gera, Daniel Vella, Loranne Vella.

Edited by Jen Calleja and Kat Storace.

Published 6 November 2021
Paperback, 118 pages
ISBN: 9781739994808