Andrea is a linguist studying the 20th century Italian literary avant-garde. He graduated in modern letters from Genova University, completed a PhD at Ferrara University and has published articles in academic journals. From 2005 to 2007, he edited the "Maltese Narrazioni" literary magazine in which he also published several short stories. After this, he taught Italian language, literature and civilisation at Monastir University in Tunisia. More recently, he has started writing children’s books.