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Premio internazionale di letteratura Città di Como

Tenth edition of the City of Como Award

Announcement of the tenth edition
of the City of Como Award

SUMMARY

DEADLINE FOR THE 10th CALL FOR PROPOSALS: 15 JUNE 2023

JACKPOT OF 30.000 €

The Premio Città di Como is free, autonomous, independent and recognizes equal dignity to all participants, ensuring total impartiality of judgment.

Sending by registered post is to be avoided. At the end of the competition all the names on the list will be published.

In order to facilitate the work of the Jury and the Committee of reading of the Premiocittadicomo, it is strongly recommended to send the papers well in advance of the deadline of the Call.

  1. Poetry
  2. Narrative
  3. Nonfiction
  1. Works of poetry
  2. Fiction of all kinds
  3. Works of nonfiction

Multimedia section

Autobiographical novel

Theme opera

Opera from abroad

First work

Journalism

Sending of the papers in paper form

The elaborations in paper form must be sent by mail – according to the modalities indicated in “Presentation of the Elaborations” – together with the registration form (REGISTRATION FORM downloadable and fillable from the site) and the certification (photocopy of the receipt) of the payment of the participation fee (see “participation fee”) to: C.P. No 260 c/o Poste Centrale, via Gallio, 6 – 22100 Como or Associazione Eleutheria, via Roma 11 – 22034 Brunate (for Switzerland: Fermo Posta 6830 – Chiasso 1). The registration form can be replaced by a sheet showing the participant’s name and the section of the work sent.

 

Sending of the processed in digital form

The elaborated ones in digital form could also be sent – according to the modalities indicated in the point “Presentation of the Elaborated ones” – via e-mail together with the registration form (REGISTRATION FORM downloadable and fillable from the site) and to the certification (pdf scan of the receipt) of the payment of the participation fee (see “Participation Fee”) at:

 

For the published and unpublished literary sections: info@premiocittadicomo.it

For the multimedia section (photo and video sequences): sezioneimmagine@premiocittadicomo.it

the registration form (or an equivalent written form), the work in competition and the certification of the payment of the participation fee must come together and at the same time.

 

Participation fee

The participation fee – for all participants, authors and publishers is € 30.00 – Euro Thirty/00 (each participation requires a separate fee).

The fee may be paid:

  • by cheque or cash at the Secretariat of the Prize, by prior arrangement; (not send by mail cash)
  • by payment on c/c postale n 1016359752 made out to Associazione Eleutheria;
  • by bank transfer: BPS – IBAN: IT72M0569610901000009091X44 – BIC / SWIFT: POSOIT22 Branch office: 073 Como- ag.1 registered to Associazione Eleutheria.

The Award Ceremony will probably take place in October 2023 in Como, in a prestigious venue and will be open to the public with free admission names of all participants, and subsequently selected, finalists and winners will be written on the official website of the award. There is no further communication for all participants.

 

Assessment forms

For authors who request it through a special form attached to the participation form, an evaluation sheet of the work submitted in the competition will be completed in order to highlight the merits and possible limitations of writing style, content and plot. Will complete the comments suggestions for a possible editing and evaluation of the potential of the work. The card can be, at the request of the author, accompanied by an interview with the editor who wrote it on behalf of the association Eleutheria. To access this service, to the fee for the prize, will be added the sum of € 80 (including eighty VAT). If the text to be evaluated is more than 60,000 words the cost will be € 95 (including ninety-five VAT) plus registration for the premium of Euro 30 (thirty). The evaluation form will be sent by e-mail to those who have requested it possibly by the date set for the award ceremony or at the latest by the beginning of the next edition. The cards will be drawn up by an evaluation committee formed by editors and communication professionals, already operating in the organization of the award.

Participation in the Competition must be formalized by the deadline of the Call. It reiterates the invitation not to wait for the last days to send texts. The Secretariat of the Prize, at the end of the Call, remains available for a period of 15 days for any notices, omissions, typos or other reports. After this period, no requests will be considered for the works covered by the Competition. At the end of the Call will be published on the website of the Prize lists of participants in the competition.

Competitors, by registering by card, accept all the conditions of this notice and are liable for the authenticity of the submitted works.

JACKPOT:

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PUBLISHED VOLUME OF POETRY

FIRST € 2.000

PUBLISHED VOLUME OF FICTION

FIRST € 2.000

Special awards for genres:

Historical € 500

Adventure or travel  € 500

Thriller or horror € 500

Biography € 500

Theatrical € 500

Aphorism € 500

Fantasy or science fiction € 500

Humorous € 500

 

BOOK PUBLISHED FOR CHILDREN OR YOUNG PEOPLE

First narrative  € 500

First nonfiction € 500

PUBLISHED VOLUME OF NONFICTION

FIRST € 2.000

Special awards for genres:

 

History € 500

Science € 500

Inquiry € 500

Health and wellness € 500

Journey € 500

 

UNPUBLISHED SECTION

 

The unpublished prose text that will be the winner – be it a novel or a collection of short stories – may be published by the Publisher Francesco Brioschi of Milan or others with the consent of the author a cash prize will be awarded to the winner.

 

VARIOUS UNPUBLISHED

For other unpublished works (essays, aphorisms, plays, cinematographic subjects, fairy tales, works for children or teenagers, novels or short stories collections, autobiographies) one of the Jury’s choice among the various genres, the prize will be € 500.

 

UNPUBLISHED POEM

FIRST PLACE € 1.000

 

SECTION STORY SINGLE PUBLISHED OR UNPUBLISHED

FIRST PLACE € 1.000

Best short composition that has the Lario or another lake, in any geographical sense but also symbolic, as protagonist € 500

Thesis in specific fields: cultural mediation, cultural heritage and tourism, landscape aspects, scientific topics  € 500

 

MULTIMEDIA SECTION

FIRST PLACE € 1.000

SECOND PLACE € 750

THIRD PLACE € 500

 

First work (identified at the discretion of the jury among all the works in competition in the various sections)

FIRST PLACE € 1.000

Published or unpublished work in Italian language coming from abroad

 

FIRST PLACE € 1.000

AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL WORK

FIRST PLACE € 1.000

THEMED OPERA

FIRST PLACE € 1.000

JOURNALISM PRIZE

FIRST PLACE € 1.000

WORK OF THE DECADE

The Jury can recognize, among all the works in competition, a single text in any section that for quality of writing and originality of the content stands out from all the others. All other awards in the various sections will remain unchanged. Alternatively, an award may be given to a person or association that has distinguished itself during the year in the cultural field or for particular merits in the humanitarian or medical or scientific field. A cash prize of up to € 3000 will be paid.

 

SPECIAL AWARDS SPONSORED BY COMPANIES, BODIES, ASSOCIATIONS, INSTITUTIONS

 

DECISIONS OF THE JURY SHALL BE FINAL AND FINAL

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