The Premio Letterario Chianti (Chianti Literary Prize) dedicated to contemporary narrative, presents the works of ﬁnalists for its 30th anniversary in the towns of Chianti. To add value to the event,
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The Premio Letterario Chianti (Chianti Literary Prize) dedicated to contemporary narrative, presents the works of ﬁnalists for its 30th anniversary in the towns of Chianti.
To add value to the event, is the presence of a popular jury made up of 35 readers whose judgment is combined with that of the jury to award the ﬁnal winner.
This year there are seven writers competing, two more in respect to the ﬁve previous years of competition. The books, edited from January 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016, will be presented from February 18 to May 6, making the rounds of the various townships.
Tradition requires that the ﬁnal award be presented at the ”Fattoria Castello di Verazzano”, near Greve in Chianti. This will take place on Saturday, May 27, with the presentation of the reproduction on bronze of the painting, ”Allegoria del Chianti” by Giorgio Vasari, reproduced by the master goldsmith, Mauro Bandinelli.
The contestants are Giulio Perrone; Simona Lo Iacono; Marco Missiroli; Yigal Leykin; Gianluca Barbera; Patrizio Fiore and Marino Magliani. The seven competing volumes will host seven meetings, in program from February 18 to May 6, all beginning at 5 PM.
On Saturday, April 1, the event will be the protagonist in Gaiole in Chianti at the Società Filarmonica. Gianluca Barbera will present his book, “La truffa come una delle belle arti”, Compagnia Editoriale Alberti.
(Sabato) 17:00 - 19:00
Gaiole in Chianti