Once again for the second year in a row, Subway Literature and
Tratto Pen travelled together. But the cultural event and its
literature contest are celebrating their sixth anniversary. And the
journey, after Milan, Rome and Naples, is a journey that includes
the free distribution of 3,750,000 booklets printed on recycled
paper, to invade Venice in 2006 and Palermo in 2007.
Subway with Tratto Pen have brought an entire world of quality
readers and writers to life. If you're under 35 years of age and
feel enveloped by the sacred fire of creativity, or you simply like
to invent stories or poems, with the help of the expert committee
selected by Subway (and prodigious agility of the synthetic Tratto
tip), you can see yourself distributed, read and appreciated in the
most popular subway stations or ferry docks in the proverbial
romantic Venice. Naturally, you have to be one of the 12 contest
winners but you don't have to be a romantic. To date, Subway has
promoted a mix of modern literary styles where one of the most
enjoyable reading pleasures is discovering how many and which
differences young authors succeed in expressing their talents.
Conceived and organised by the Laboratory E20 Association, the
contest is held on the national level. In fact, two of its winners,
who won the Campiello Youth Prize in the 2004-2005 edition, induced
the Saggiatore publishing house to publish an anthology in 2006
entitled Underground Italian Poets, and underground poets and
authors are Subway participants.
However, the authors in question are no longer as "underground"
as the title leads to consider. An this is why there's Tratto