I always hoped my novel would be published, but never for one second imagined it would be published abroad. At the time of writing this post, it has sold in ten countries (with an eleventh on the horizon). I take none of this for granted; it’s humbling to think of my story being read so far from home – and the Italian version is especially important to me.
My Italian editor, Ricciardo Barbieri (at Feltrinelli publishers), was the first foreign editor to write to me. She sent a beautiful letter about her experience of reading my novel – and immediately I knew that she understood what I was hoping to achieve, and that my story was in safe hands.
The Italian title is Chiedi alla luna. Here is the trailer: