The “Centro Universitario Europeo per i Beni Culturali” and the “Consorzio di promozione turistica Ravello-Scala” announce the second edition of the  literary competition “Ravello Tales” for unpublished short narratives inspired by the history, events, characters or places of Ravello.
Participation in this competition is free of charge and open to professional or non-professional writers over 18 years old .
Closing date for entries is 15th November 2019. 
Each participant will submit via email (
A short narrative in English inspired by Ravello (12.000 words as an indication)
Author’s bionote (150 words) in English
Written and signed acceptance of these regulations as they are published in this book
The jury is composed by members appointed by the Centro Universitario Europeo per i Beni Culturali, the  Consorzio Ravello-Scala and the Associazione Ravello Nostra
The decision of the jury is irrevocable and unquestionable.
The award will consist of the publication in print and/or in digital format of the winning short narrative by the Consorzio, plus 1 week stay in Ravello (for two persons), in one of the hotels of the Consorzio Ravell-Scala.
In addition to the winning short narrative, the Consorzio reserves the right to print any other participating narratives.
The participants remains under any event the owner of the copyrights and other intellectual property rights, but they herewith grant, with any compensation, to the Competition organisers an irrevocable, perpetual, world-wide non-exclusive license to reproduce, distribute, display, publish, and create derivative works of the submitted works (along with a name credit) in connection with the competition and promotion of the competition, in any media now and hereafter known, including but not limited to: publish online and offline the works,  publication on the website of the project and social media, etc.
Furthermore, each participant declares that his/her work does not infringe on any third party rights and that he/she is free to participate to competition. The participants indemnify the Organisers against any third party-claim such as a claim that the submitted work would infringe on any third-party (intellectual property) rights.
The announcement of the winning tale will take place in Ravello on the 16th of December 2019.
The participation in the competition implies the knowledge and the complete acceptance of these regulations.
Each participant gives the organisers the authorization to the treatment of personal data according to the Italian Law 675/96 about privacy, the Legislative Decree 196/2003 and its following changes. Participants agree that personal data may be processed, shared, and otherwise used for the purpose and within the contest and any other purposes outlined in these official rules. Participants have the right to access, review, rectify, or cancel any personal data held by the organisers by writing to the Centro ( which is the data controller. Personal data will be used by competition organisers and its affiliated exclusively for the purpose stated herein.