The Venetian publishing house was founded in 2022 out of the need to revitalize the role of poetry and reflection on poetry in Italian literary life.
Firmitas (solidity), Utilitas (practicality), Venustas (beauty) is Vitruvius' motto that defines the publishing project.
Luxury paperback books: fine paper, wire binding, graphics by Giacomo Callo.
Carefully selected editions of classic and debut Italian poets are flanked by works by foreign poets, published with facing text, translated and commented by renowned scholars.
In spring 2024, two small-format, low-cost series will be added to the main series: the BiancaBlu for Italian-language poetry and the BiancaRossa for foreign-language poetry.
Mandel'štam: "Beauty is not the whim of a demigod but the rapacious glance of a carpenter."