Grazia Deledda

The City University of Hong Kong, Department of English, will host an overseas writing retreat in Sardinia, in October 2014, which will feature the work of Nobel prize author Grazia Deledda.
Ciriaco Offeddu will represent the City University to assist in the organization of this important event that will involve MFA faculty writers and students, as well as other writers from Hong Kong.
Beyond Thirty-Nine will follow the entire programme. B39 organised the ‘Deleddian’ events of January and April in Hong Kong, and is going to introduce the next important step, scheduled for the end of May with also two scholars coming from Sardinia and the staging of a play written by Juan Morales. Stay in tune with us.

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