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.
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.
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:
For all enquires: firstname.lastname@example.org
La malalegna by Rosa Ventrella - Beijing Creative Art 创美时代 (China)
La biblioteca segreta di Leonardo by Francesco Fioretti - Edhasa editorial (World Spanish)
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)
La biblioteca segreta di Leonardo by Francesco Fioretti – HC editions – (France)
Il complotto Toscanini by Filippo Iannarone (Piemme) sold to Zhar press (Bulgaria)
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)
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
Russia and Balcanic countries: Elkost agency
Poland: Graal literary agency
Hungary: BALLA-SZTOJKOV Literary Agency, Budapest
Turkey: Kalem Agency, Istanbul
Greece: Iris Literary Agency, Athen
China and Shangai: Niu Niu Culture, Beijing