Roxana Lazar wins national writing competition in Italy

Roxana Lazar, a Romanian woman living in Italy has won the “Lingua Madre” competition in Italy. The woman won the competition with her autobiographical story entitled ” The walls have ears”. The story focuses on the 1989 Romanian revolution.

The ” Lingua Madre” competition is a cultural project dedicated to foreign women who live in Italy and write the italian language. This was the 12th edition of the national competition and it took place in Torino at the Torino Book Festival. The festival’s theme has been ” Beyond Frontiers”.

The second prize went to Anita Vuco from Croatia and the third prize went to Fatima Ezzahra Garguech from Maroc.










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