Allen E. Rizzi is a graduate of the California State University at Northridge, California with advanced degrees in English, history, and education. He has been a professional writer for over 50 years, specializing in historical non-fiction, biographies, documentaries and song writing in English, Italian, and German. Six of his most recent books are available online at Amazon.com. Mr. Rizzi is also a professional genealogist and photographer who speaks nine languages. He and his wife Rachel are residents of Etowah, North Carolina and Tret, Italy.
Mr. Rizzi often spends his leisure time stream-side as he is an avid fly fisherman. He has fished many streams in locations as diverse as California, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming, Montana, Utah, Mexico, Italy, Austria, Germany and Slovenia. Wherever there have been tight lines, he has found new inspirations for story telling and a full appreciation of life's wonders.