The Galtellì Literary Prize 2017

Galtelli Literary Prize 2017The village of Galtellì, Sardinia, is launching the second edition of its international prose contest dedicated to the great Sardinian writer Grazia Deledda, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1926, who set her masterpiece Canne al Vento, or Reeds in the Wind, right in Galtellì.

The novel selected to inspire and stimulate writers is Canne al Vento. Submissions should reflect or echo the issues that preoccupied Grazia Deledda’s writing, such as identity, class and religion. One unpublished submission per writer. The applicants must write a cover letter explaining why they believe their piece dovetails with Grazia Deledda’s work. Maximum number of words per piece: 5,000

Deadline: April 15, 2017

Entry fee: FREE

Prize:  1st place wins 1,000 euros, travel to (up to 1,000 euros*), accommodation in Sardinia and publication; 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th places win travel to (up to 1,000 euros*), accommodation in Sardinia and publication.

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