56th Campiello Literary Prize Confindustria Veneto

Gala evening, La Fenice Grand Theatre, on Saturday 15 September, 8.45pm. Awards ceremony and gala for the presentation of this prestigious literary prize promoted by Confindustria Veneto. This award, dedicated to contemporary narrative, is traditionally conferred to the novel selected among the finalist five by the people’s “Three-hundred readers” jury. The evening will be heralded by a press conference at the Correr Museum, at 11am, where the finalist authors will be presented and the winner of the Campiello Youth Prize will be announced. Well-known personalities from the world of culture and entertainment will be guests at the event. President of the Litterati Jury, Carlo Nordio. The evening will be presented by Enrico Bertolino, flanked by journalist Mia Ceran. Finalist five: Helena Janeczek with La ragazza con la Leica (Guanda); Ermanno Cavazzoni with La galassia dei dementi (La nave di Teseo); Davide Orecchio with Mio padre la rivoluzione (Minimum Fax); Francesco Targhetta with Le vite potenziali (Mondadori); Rosella Postorino with Le assaggiatrici (The tasters, Feltrinelli). The evening is exclusively by accreditation or invitation.  Campiello Foundation, www.premiocampiello.org