Fernanda Pivano: A Bridge Between Cultures

Apr 02, 2019 635

An evening dedicated to Fernanda Pivano. Erica Jong in conversation with Gini Alhadeff. Moderator Francesca Pellas. An anticipation of the Festival della Disobbedienza | Premio Fernanda Pivano set in Santa Margherita Ligure - Italy - from April 26 to April 28, to celebrate Fernanda Pivano, 10 years after her passing. An event curated by Enrico Rotelli. From an idea of Michele Concina and Francesca Cigola.

Fernanda Pivano (Genoa 1917 - Milan 2009) was a writer, journalist and translator who contributed to the diffusion of the most significant American writers in Italy, from great icons like F. Scott Fitzgerald, Dorothy Parker, William Faulkner, Richard Wright to antimilitarist Ernest Hemingway and Joseph Heller, through the writers of the 1960s Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac, William S. Burroughs, Gregory Corso, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, and contemporary writers including Erica Jong, Jay McInerney, Bret Easton Ellis, David Foster Wallace, Chuck Palahniuk, and Jonathan Safran Foer. Premio Fernanda Pivano Award continues the scope of bringing American literature to Italy.

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