Félicia Lignon is the co-founder of AL. She is a professional translator and writer, and she works at Lycée International de Londres Winston Churchill.
“My whole world revolves around books. I am blessed to be able to be surrounded by children every day. They are lucky enough to have a huge library for themselves. But not every child is as lucky as them. And that is our duty to bring books to the young”.
Andrea Iodice is our bookkeeper.
He deals with numbers and paperworks. He also carries on the communication with professors, authors, librarians, readers, funambulists, and whoever wants to join us.
This quote helps describe him in a few words:
“He was born with the gift of laughter and the feeling that the world was mad…”
Mirtillo is the person in charge of the evaluation and selection of manuscripts. He also takes care of the editing process and pagination, and lends a hand with the book covers. We trust Tillo’s nose for good literature and we would never publish any book without his precious opinion.
Paolo Pizzato is our literary adviser. He teaches Italian in an elementary school, in Milan, and he is the author of several books. His blog turned out to be a landmark for readers and writers.
Paolo joined us to help Mirtillo with the manuscripts’ selection and he will also suggest nice books to the young. Since March 2020, Paolo is also our voice.
Luis Ferro is our promoter. He teaches English and Spanish, and he takes our books with him during his trips to South America.
“I was supposed to work in my family Law business, which I did for a few years. Then I started traveling around the world with my favorite novels in my backpack”.
Visit Luis at his travel blog.
Angelo Barraco is our press officer. Professional journalist, curious and perfectionist. Over the last few years, he collaborated with numerous national and international venues writing about news, economy, literature and music. He interviewed people who left their mark in our culture and modern societies. Since 2020, he runs Il Salto della Quaglia.
Frank Iodice is an Italian writer, who also teaches Italian as a second language. He started this adventure going around French high schools with his trunk full of copies of a revolutionary pamphlet…
“I started to give free books to children when I met the poor president Pepe Mujica, in Montevideo. I came to believe that this was my true vocation”.
Find his complete biography here.