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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 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 Spanish translator and co-founder of nottetempo edizioni, which has worked as an editor in the 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 Portuguese translator and she has worked for 12 years as a Foreign Rights Manager for Editori Riuniti, before creating the agency.


We'll be attending the following International Book Fairs: 

Frankfurt Buchmesse

Salone Internazionale del Libro di Torino

Paris Book Fair

London Bookfair

For all enquires: fiammettabiancatelli@gmail.com

Latest Sales

La malalegna by Rosa VentrellaXander Uitgevers (Netherlands)

La malalegna by Rosa Ventrella - Edhasa editorial (World Spanish)

La malalegna by Rosa Ventrella - Colibri (Bulgaria)

Storie per ragazze e ragazzi che vogliono salvare il mondo by C. Benedetto e L. Ciliento - Rowohlt (Germany)

La malalegna by Rosa Ventrella - Pirat Forlaget (Sweden)

Mio papà Bud by Cristiana Pedersoli Schwarzkopf & Schwarzkopf Verlag (Germany)

Mio papà Bud by Cristiana Pedersoli - Libri Kiadò (Hungaria)

La malalegna by Rosa Ventrella - Les Escales (French world)

Storie per ragazze e ragazzi che vogliono salvare il mondo by C. Benedetto e L. Ciliento - Seven Stories Press (World English)

Storie per ragazze e ragazzi che vogliono salvare il mondo by C. Benedetto e L. Ciliento - Penguin Random House (World Spanish)

Demasiado Corazòn di Pino Cacucci - Grijalbo Penguin Random House (World Spanish)

La biblioteca segreta di Leonardo by Francesco Fioretti  - Edhasa editorial (World Spanish)

Omicidi nell'Urbe by Walter Astori - Roca Editorial (Spanish World)

Omicidi nella Domus by Walter Astori - Roca Editorial (Spanish World)

La biblioteca segreta di Leonardo by Francesco Fioretti - Marcador Editora (Portugal)

La biblioteca segreta di Leonardo by Francesco Fioretti - Colibri (Bulgaria)

Partigiano Inverno by Giacomo Verri Uitgeverij Ijzer (Netherlands)

La biblioteca segreta di Leonardo by Francesco Fioretti - Meulenhoff Boekerij B.V. – (Netherlands)

What's left of the Night by Ersi SotiropoulosAl Kotob Khan for Publishing- (Egypt)

Il bambino del treno by Paolo CasadioHoffmann und Campe - (Germany)

La biblioteca segreta di Leonardo by Francesco Fioretti –  HC editions – (France)

Lupo mangia cane by Nora Venturini (Mondadori, April 2018) sold to Editorial Edhasa (World Spanish)

L'ora di punta by Nora Venturini (Mondadori, May 2017) sold to Editorial Edhasa (World Spanish)

Il complotto Toscanini by Filippo Iannarone (Piemme, February 2018) sold to Zhar press (Bulgaria)

Il Bambino del treno by Paolo Casadio (Piemme, January 2018) sold to Editorial Edhasa (World Spanish)

Film rights

La malalegna by Rosa Ventrella (option to film/tv series adaptation sold)

Sperando che il mondo mi chiami by Maria Francesca Venturo (option to film/tv series adaptacion sold)

L'ora di punta. Un'indagine al volante by Nora Venturini (option to tv series adaptation sold)

Quelli del San Patricio by Pino Cacucci (option to tv series adaptation sold)

Mujeres by Pino Cacucci (option to tv series adaptation sold)

Oltre ogni ragionevole dubbio by Francesco Caringella (option to film adaptation sold)

Il Verdetto (A Series) by Francesco Caringella (option to tv series adaptation sold)

Matteo Boe, il lungo ritorno by Laura Secci (option to film adaptation sold

Our co-agents:


France and Canada: L'Autre agence, Paris
The Nedherlands: 2 Seas Agency, California
Eastern countries: Tempi Irregolari Literary, Gorizia
Turkey: Kalem Agency, Istanbul

Greece: Iris Literary Agency, Athen

China and Shangai: Niu Niu Culture, Beijing

Il logo è stato ideato e realizzato dall'artista Silvia Ghelardini

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