fill - Festival of Italian Literature in London
Saturday October 21, 15:30, Coronet Theatre - Studio. Free event

Literary magazine Colla presents Italians, a special issue entirely dedicated to female Italian authors living outside of Italy. The event includes readings by Serena Braida – who will present her story Spiaggia finta in baracche a Camden – and by Berlin-based author Giorgia Bernardini, who will be joining us in London for this special event.

The readings will be in Italian; printed English translations will be provided.

Running time: approx. 60 minutes.

The event is free to attend but still needs booking for health & safety reasons.

Readings by:

Serena Braida is a poet, writer and singer who writes both in Italian and English. Her readings and performances have been hosted at the European Poetry Night, Goldsmiths LitLive, and the Royal Albert Hall’s Elgar Room.

Giorgia Bernardini is an Italian author based in Berlin. Her short stories have appeared in magazines such as Rivista Studio, Altri animali, Abbiamo le prove and Pastrengo.


Introduced by: Paolo Nelli, author and lecturer at King’s College London.