Born in 2010, the BookBlog is the online journal conceived and realised by young people on facts, characters, ideas, projects and events of Salone Internazionale del Libro. The blog is written by an editorial staff composed of students aged from 12 to 18 and tells the story of the book fair before, after and during its unfolding. BookBlog works during the whole year and tells the life of the fair, projects realised with schools like Adotta uno scrittore, those written by the teenagers together with writers, Salone Off, Salone Off 365…

Follow the Salone Bookblog:

http://bookblog.salonelibro.it/

In October 2016 Bookblog showed faces and voices of Salone Internazionale del Libro’s friends through its videos. The bookbloggers have been called to tell the literary news of many important literary events like Portici di Carta, the event hold in autumn in Turin since some years. For two years they have told us about Festival della rivista Internazionale in Ferrara, in 2013 Pordenone Legge and recently also Dedica Festival always in Pordenone. 

During the five days of the event, Bookblog works in collaboration with the newspaper La Stampa: all mornings there is a meeting with the newspaper’s journalists. The blog is twinned with the web pages that the journal reserves to the fair and a selection of articles written by youths will be also published on the newspaper. BookBlog has also a radio recording office where young people learn all secrets of the radio language…

The technical realisation of BookBlog is entrusted to the web agency Ars Media. The project is coordinated by Augusta Giovannoli. Fuorilegge association, Paola Bertolino and Francesco Morgando collaborate to the project.