Walkabout Literary Agency was established in 2014 and since then has been successfully operating in the fields of book publishing and translation rights sales, Film/Tv licensing. We are proud to represent various leading Italian and foreign writers as well as some new and talented voices. WLA represents authors from all around the world in the fields of literary and commercial fiction, children's fiction, and general non-fiction. We represent also foreign publishers in the sale of translation rights. Wla it's based in Rome, Italy.
Fiammetta Biancatelli is Owner and Managing Director. She has been a Spanish translator and co-founder of nottetempo edizioni, which has worked as an editor in Italian and translated fiction. She worked also as a press officer in chief and events planner for Publishers and Book Festivals before creating and starting to manage Walkabout Literary Agency.
Ombretta Borgia is Owner and Rights and Contract Manager, she has been a Portuguese translator and she worked for 12 years as a Foreign Rights Manager for Editori Riuniti, before creating the agency.
WLA is one of the founders of Adali - Association of Italian Literary agents, established in April 2020.
The association includes 37 among agents and agencies and aims at promoting and supporting the job of literary agents in Italy and representing the interests of the associates.
For all enquires: firstname.lastname@example.org
Animali bellissimi by Silvia Pareschi - Gerstenberg Verlag GmbH (Germany)
Mia Sorella by Fosca Salmaso - Imprimatur (Serbia)
Materiali per la vita by Devis Bellucci - Discourse (Russia)
Un nome che non è il mio by Nicola Brunialti - Beijing Creative Art 创美时代 (China)
Teodora. I demoni del potere by Galatea Vaglio - Editura Creator (Romania)
L'Orchestra rubata di Hitler by Silvia Montemurro - Publishing Solutions (Romania)
La biblioteca segreta di Leonardo by Francesco Fioretti - Publishing Solutions (Romania)
Raffaello. La verità perduta by Francesco Fioretti - Publishing Solutions (Romania)
Gli effetti invisibili del nuoto by Alessandro Capponi - Éditions Ex Æquo (France)
Viva la vida! by Pino Cacucci - Page Seven (Arabic World)
La malalegna by Rosa Ventrella - Beijing Creative Art 创美时代 (China)
La biblioteca segreta di Leonardo by Francesco Fioretti - Edhasa editorial (Spanish World)
Il dipendente di Sebastiano Nata (option to film/Tv series adaptation sold)
Il pozzo delle bambole di Simona Baldelli (option to film/Tv series adaptation sold)
L'estate di Garlasco di Francesco Caringella (option to film/Tv series adaptation sold)
Un amore partigiano by Iole Mancini con Concetto Vecchio (option to film adaptation sold)
Un uomo solo by Antonio Iovane (option to film adaptation sold)
Teodora. La figlia del circo by Galatea Vaglio (option to film/tv series adaptation sold)
La malalegna by Rosa Ventrella (option to film/tv series adaptation sold)
Oltre ogni ragionevole dubbio by Francesco Caringella (option to film adaptation sold)
Germany: Literarische Agentur Gaeb & Eggers
GmbHKorea: Duran Kim Agency
Russia and Balcanic countries: Synopsis Literary Agency
Poland: Graal literary agency
Romania: Kessler agency
Greece: Iris Literary Agency, Athens
China and Shangai: Niu Niu Culture, Beijing
Far and Middle East Countries: FALA - Tell The World!