Past Event

New Italian authors Silvia Avallone, Giuseppe Catozzella, and Barbara Di Gregorio

March 23, 2011
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Featuring Rizzoli Fiction Editor Michele Rossi. Co-sponsored by the Dante Alighieri Society of NY and the Consulate General of Italy in NY. In collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institute of NY and with the Capri Awards Foundation.

The Dante Alighieri Society

is pleased to invite you to a special event featuring
the new generation of Italian writers selected by RCS Rizzoli:

Silvia Avallone, author of the novel “Acciaio”, winner of
the Campiello Opera Prima Prize and finalist for the Strega Prize
Giuseppe Catozzella, author of "Alveare"
Barbara Di Gregorio, author of "Le giostre sono per gli scemi"

Welcoming remarks by:

David Freedberg, Director of the Italian Academy, Columbia University
Francesco M. Talò, Consul General of Italy in New York
Claudio Angelini, President of the New York Dante Alighieri Society
Paolo Valesio, Chair of the Department of Italian at Columbia University


Michele Rossi, RCS Rizzoli Italian Fiction Editor