Friday 9 October 2015 ore 18:00 - ore 19:30

Scritture GiovaniValerie Fritsch and Llyr Gwyn Lewis

This event is part of YAP FEST 2015
Graziella Lonardi Buontempo Room – admittance free
In collaboration with the Mantua Festival of Literature

A space devoted to the search for and promotion
of new talent in European literature

Young writers are invited to write a short story on a different theme each year and to read them to the public.

In the second event, Valerie Fritsch and Llyr Gwen Lewis will be presenting their work through readings in conversation with Giorgio Gianotto.

Valerie Fritsch Born in Graz in 1989, two novels, published in literary magazines and on the radio. She has worked on theatrical and film scripts and has won numerous prizes and bursaries, the most recent from the Austrian Ministry of Culture. She has travelled throughout the world from Africa to the farthest East. Writer photographer and traveller: her latest novel Winters Garten was published by Suhrkamp in 2015

Llyr Gwyn Lewis Born in Caernarfon, in Northwest Wales, Llyr Gwyn Lewis is currently a lecturer in Welsh at Cardiff University. He has won a number of poetry competitions, including the “throne” at the national youth festival UrddEisteddfod, twice, and most recently that of the Ogwen Valley Eisteddfod, as well as a number of poetry competitions at the National Eisteddfod.
The May of 2014 saw the publication of his first collection, Stomarwynebryhaul while his first prose book, RhywFlodauRhyfel, was published in the July of that year and selected as one of the six books for the annual Wales Literature Exchange.

Scritture Giovani was launched in 2002 as an offshoot of Festivaletteratura, the Hay festival (United Kingdom) and the internationals literaturfestival berlin (Germany).