Italian writers at the Vancouver International Writers and Readers Festival

Did you know that there are two Italian writers speaking at this year’s Vancouver International Writers and Readers Festival? The Festival is an annual celebration of the written word, bringing writers from around Canada and the world.

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Paolo Giordano, author of Il solitudine dei primi numeri and the youngest ever winner of the Premio Strega will be speaking at the opening night event on October 19 and at the Literary Cabaret on October 22.

Claudio Magris, also a Strega winner, will be speaking at The Big Idea on October 20.

Finally, both will be speaking together at the Istituto Italiano di Cultura on October 21. This event is totally free to the public, and will be in Italian, without English translation.

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