Download Wla Rights List 2020:

 Highlights

Crime and Historical Fiction

General_Literary_Narrative non Fiction

Children's and Young Readers' books

Memoir - Non Fiction

and Backlist

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 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 has worked for 12 years as a Foreign Rights Manager for Editori Riuniti, before creating the agency.


As the International Book Fairs are canceled, we are available for virtual meetings with foreign publishers, editors and scouts. We also get started MEET THE AUTHOR, a new initiative that gives you the chance to meet some of our writers personally. Click here to find out more

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: fiammettabiancatelli@gmail.com

Latest Sales

 

La malalegna by Rosa Ventrella - Ilksatir Publishing (Turkey)

Benedetto sia il padre by Rosa Ventrella - Editorial Edhasa (World Spanish)

Benedetto sia il padre by Rosa Ventrella - Polaris (Sweden)

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) 

La notte non perdona by Daniela Grandi - Forlaget Mellemgaard (Denmark)

Notte al Casablanca by Daniela Grandi - Forlaget Mellemgaard (Denmark) 

Anatomia di un cuore selvaggio by Asia Argento - Hors-Collection - Lisez! (France)  

Anatomia di un cuore selvaggio by Asia Argento - AppleHead (Spain)

Bud, Un gigante per papà by Cristiana Pedersoli AppleHead (Spain)

Il Bambino del treno by Paolo Casadio (Piemme) - Editura Rao (Romania)

Il fuorilegge. La lunga battaglia di un uomo solo by Domenico Lucano - Rüffer & Rub (Germany)

Gli effetti invisibili del nuoto by Alessandro Capponi - Éditions Ex Æquo (France)

Il fuorilegge. La lunga battaglia di un uomo solo by Domenico Lucano Buchet Chastel (France)

Achille. Il midollo del leone by Giovanni Nucci Ediciones Siruela (Spanish world)

La malalegna by Rosa Ventrella - El Masr El Arabia (Arabic World rights)

La malalegna by Rosa Ventrella - Koncept izdavaštvo (Croatia)

Quando la montagna era nostra by Fioly Bocca - El Masr El Arabia (Arabic World rights)

La partita. Il romanzo di Italia-Brasile by Piero Trellini Debate/Penguin Random House SP (Spanish World)

La partita. Il romanzo di Italia-Brasile by Piero Trellini - Grande Area Livros (Brasil)

Alfonsina e la strada by Simona BaldelliEichborn, Bastei Lübbe (Germania)

La selva oscura by Francesco Fioretti - Schenk Verlag GmbH (Germania)

A Dublino con James Joyce by Fabrizio Pasanisi - Ketebe (Turkey)

Raffaello, la verità perduta by Francesco Fioretti - Colibrì (Bulgaria)

Viva la vida! by Pino Cacucci -  Page Seven (Arabic World)

In ogni caso nessun rimorso by Pino Cacucci - Fondo de Cultura Economica (Spanish world)

Storie per ragazze e ragazzi che vogliono salvare il mondo by C. Benedetto e L. Ciliento - Wydawnictwo bis (Polonia)

La malalegna by Rosa Ventrella Beijing Creative Art 创美时代 (China)

La malalegna by Rosa Ventrella - Argo (Czech Republic)

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

La malalegna by Rosa Ventrella - Dom Quixote (Portugal)

Tina by Pino Cacucci Grijalbo Penguin Random House (Spanish World)

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 by Pino Cacucci - Grijalbo Penguin Random House (Spanish World)

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

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

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

Film rights

La Partita. Il romanzo di Italia-Brasile by Piero Trellini (option to docu-serie adaptation sold)

Punti di fuga by Pino Cacucci (option to film adaptation sold)

Gli intoccabili by Valerio la Martire (option to film adaptation sold)

Stranizza by Valerio la Martire (option to film adaptation sold)

La malalegna by Rosa Ventrella (option to film/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)

Our co-agents:


Korea: Duran Kim Agency

France and Canada: Bam Literary Agency, Paris

Russia and Balcanic countries: Synopsis Literary Agency

Poland: Graal literary agency

Romania: Kessler agency

Hungary: BALLA-SZTOJKOV Literary Agency, Budapest
Turkey: Kalem Agency, Istanbul

Greece: Iris Literary Agency, Athen

China and Shangai: Niu Niu Culture, Beijing

Far and Middle East Countries: FALA - Tell The World!