Thoughts and words
The Sports Department, Youth Policy and Grand Events and the Youth and Sports Policy Department propose, within the framework of the Young People's Plan, the Lazio Region and the Presidency of the Council of Ministers - Department of Youth and National Civil Service " , the first edition of the "Thoughts and Words" Literary Contest with the aim of promoting and expanding young beginner writers through the selection of 10 tales on "Me, Rome and the world".
The competition aims at giving space and visibility to the creativity and literary talent of young people between the ages of 18 and 35. The Contest is reserved for works of unpublished literary fiction, which have the shape of the tale. The theme to which the stories will have to be inspired is "Me, Rome and the world".
Starting from a current, original and transversal perspective, such as that of young people, the competition aims at a new, unpublished and subjective narrative of the city and its history: Rome as a great mosaic of relations between peoples, peoples and cultures; Rome as a space in permanent change between present and past; Rome as an interior place, as a place of mind, narrating from a personal perspective on the world.
The prizes for the 10 winning authors consist of a contribution of up to € 1,200.00 to be used for writing and publishing activities in electronic format, an anthology containing the winning tales. Participation is free. The deadline is 29 September 2017.