Ars Poetica is happy to inform you, that the prominent Slovak poet Ivan Štrpka was invited to a reading and presentation of his book La mano silenziosa. Dieci elegie, translated and edited by Alessandra Mura, Lithos Editrice, Rome, 2014 at the National Library in Rome. The book in English: Silent Hand. Ten elegies, was first published in 2006 by the Ars Poetica Publishing House in 2006 as Tichá ruka. Desať elégií. Ivan Štrpka was for this book nominated for the European Poet of Freedom Literary Award in 2009. More information on the author here. / You may find the photographs from the reading in our Ars Poetica photo gallery.