Among the main sponsors of the event "Navigating between books and words", we remember the International Literary Prize City of Como, now in its seventh edition. The Award is divided into several sections, both for published and unpublished: Poetry , Narrative, Saggistica , a Multimedia Section which includes proposals for texts, music, images, video poetry book trailer. and reports,section first work and section for autobiographical work. There will be prizes for texts for children and teenagers and prizes for literary and non-fiction genres.
The unpublished novel deemed best by the Jury will be published by the publisher Brioschi. The unpublished novel that won the edition 2018 this year he entered the selection of the Strega Prize. The writer Andrea Vitali, Also this year the technical jury presides, which includes prestigious personalities of literature, of journalism, of criticism and photography: suffice it to mention Dacia Maraini, Edward Boncinelli, Giovanni Gastel and Giulio Giorello.
To participate in the prize, whose deadline is set at 20 giugno, you can consult the complete announcement on the website www.premiocittadicomo.it. The date of the award ceremony, set for Saturday 3 October at Villa Olmo-Como.
Nel 2019 the literary cruise on the Lario offered by the prize to the finalists on board a steamship of the Navigazione Lago di Como was much appreciated . Present some of the jurors and readers of the award and a professional actor called to read the texts in the competition. Also for the edition 2020 the International Literature Prize City of Como will try to offer unforgettable moments on the lake most loved by artists of all time and country. For the 2020 are provided, current health conditions permitting, literary trips in historic houses of great charm of the lake where you will always arrive by boat and where prestigious guests of the literary panorama and classical music recitals are expected in collaboration with the Bellagio and Lake Como Festival and the Bellagio Festival Orchestra. Among other novelties of the 2020 also the Creative Writing Course e book therapy held by Massimo Tallone, nationally known writer and essayist, which will be based in Como presumably at the end of the current edition.
A unique opportunity to combine literature and conscious and cultural tourism, curated as always by the creator of the Prize, the writer Giorgio Albonico.
For all information on the prize: www.premiocittadicomo.it
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