FESTIVALETTERATURA will take place in Mantua next week from 3rd to 7th of September. It has become one of the greatest Italian literary festival. Its first edition took place in 1997.

Internationally famous narrators and poet, the most interesting voices of emerging literature and of the younger generations of writers, essayists, musicians, artists will take part in FESTIVALETTERATURA.

One of the aim of this festival is to create a more direct connection between readers and writers, with new experimental ways of researching and exchanging experiences.

But there is another important reason to go the festival׃ to visit the city of Mantua with its squares, theatres, the interiors of the beautiful palazzos. Guided tours of Mantua’s historical and cultural heritage have been organized

FESTIVALELTTERAURA will offer poetry readings and public speeches, theatre performances, events in the original languages, brief meeting with famous authors.

Only some author that will be at the festival this year׃ Colm Toibin, Olov Enquist, Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt, Annie Ernaux…


This is the link to the 2014 EDITION OF THE  FESTIVALETTERAURA http://www.festivaletteratura.it/index.php