Àlen Loreti is self-taught. He deals with the lives and books of others, but don’t call him a biographer or editor: “I am a bricoleur with big shoes”
He promoted and coordinated the establishment of the Tiziano Terzani Fund kept in Venice at the Cini Foundation. He is the author of the official biography Tiziano Terzani, la vita come avventura (Mondadori 2014). He edited the edition of Tiziano Terzani’s works in the two volumes Tutte le opere 1966-1992 and Tutte le opere 1993-2004 (Meridiani Mondadori 2011); Un’idea di destino (Longanesi 2014) and In America (Longanesi 2018).
Àlen Loreti is a member of the jury of the Premio letterario internazionale Tiziano Terzani, founded in 2004 by the cultural association vicino/lontano.