The Italian Trade Agency announces the finalists for the Premio Opera Prima 2016.
Gabriele Di Fronzo, Il grande animale, Nottetempo, Roma 2016
Fabio Massimo Franceschelli, Italia, Del Vecchio, Roma 2016
Carlo Loforti, Appalermo, appalermo!, Baldini & Castoldi, Milano 2016
Cristian Mannu, Maria di Ísili, Giunti, Firenze 2016
Gesuino Némus, La teologia del cinghiale, Elliot, Roma 2015
On Wednesday, June 29, La teologia del cinghiale was announced as the winner of this year’s prize.
The Premio Opera Prima 2016, or POP16, is a new literary prize organized by Benedetta Centovalli of the Università degli Studi di Pavia. The five finalists were selected by 26 independent booksellers from all over Italy from a group of 16 up-and-coming authors. For more information about this award, please click here.