Alberto Rollo was born in Milan in 1951. He has written for the theater, made TV documentaries and translated several English and American authors, such as Faulkner, Coe and Capote. With his debut Un’educazione milanese, Manni Editori, 2016, he was finalist at the Premio Strega 2017. In 2020, he published the monologue in verse L’ultimo turno di guardia (Manni Editori). After working for more than twenty years at Feltrinelli and as editorial director at Baldini+Castoldi, he is currently an editorial consultant for Mondadori.