Campania Libri Festival della Lettura e dell’Ascolto

From the 29th of September to the 2nd of October 2022, it will be held at the Palazzo Reale (Royal Palace) of Naples the first edition of the Festival which will bring to the city many protagonists of the national and international literary scene.
The editorial curator of the event will be Massimo Adinolfi, philosopher, and University professor.
The program will also include the presentations of new editorial publications, together with performative workshops, focused lessons, and original thematic paths among the events scheduled in agenda. These events will create a wide-ranging synergy between the city and the cultural, entrepreneurial, and touristic fabrics that connects Naples to the rest of the world.


The first edition of the Festival will be dedicated to the recently deceased writer Raffaele La Capria. A tribute willed by the artistic director of the Fondazione Campania dei Festival, Ruggero Cappuccio, to one of the most significant voices of Italian literature arisen throughout the second half of the 20th century.

During the four days of the Festival, meaningful pages from Raffaele La Capria’s novels will be read. It will be also scheduled a conference about the author, in collaboration with the Teatro di Napoli – Teatro Nazionale.


by Massimo Adinolfi

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The Palazzo Reale (Royal Palace) of Naples will be the “headquarter” of the Festival.

The exhibition area will be set up outdoor, in the courtyard of the Palace and its surrounding areas. There will be also many expositive stands according to the needs of our exhibitors and publishers. The talks and meetings with the authors involved, as well as workshops and lectures, will take place indoors between the Royal Palace and the Biblioteca Nazionale (National Library), the kingdom of books and reading.