Riccardo Lo Faro


Born in Rome and having studied at both Italian and American universities, Riccardo Lo Faro is a biographer and ghost-writer based in the US, with clients in the US, Europe and other countries.

His previous work experiences have brought him to Australia, with Sea World Australia; South Africa, with Ladbroke PLC - Hilton Hotels International; Italy, with Veio Country Club of Roma and with Hotel Mirage in Cortina d'Ampezzo.

He was the New York correspondent for the international culture magazine ‘NewYorkCityVenezia' (currently Atlantis), published in the US (New York) and in Italy, as well as distributed on Delta Airlines flights (NYC-Venice-NYC). Since 2004 he has been the editor-in-chief of “Convivial Spirit', in New York, the official publication of the New York Delegation of Accademia Italiana della Cucina – an Italian government's cultural institution with delegations in all of Italy’s regions and all major foreign cities.

As a writer and journalist, he is member of the United States Department of State's F. Press Center, also member of the Los Angeles Press Club, and member of the Italian Association of Journalists. He is the author of books, memorials, articles and other editorial and web contents, working mostly anonymously in the employ of private clients and companies, while maintaining various collaborations with journalistic and cultural titles.
For his role in fields such as information and communication, Riccardo collaborated over the years with the US headquarter of the Italian State Police Organization (ANPS, New York & New Jersey), and was honored at the United Nations with the ANPS International Award for professional merits.

Together with Alessia Pertosa, in 2011 in New York he created the PrimiDieci Award developing a series of events and publishing the book series PrimiDieci-Books (USA and UK). In 2019 he founded the WLPO-The World Leading Personalities Organization, a charitable nonprofit organization, today home of the PrimiDieci Award.

Riccardo has published some 60 books to date, including biographies, short-story books, and e.books, among which are: Dante Ferretti, Production Designer –Academy Oscar Award Winner; Antonio Pappano, Orchestra Director –The Royal Opera House (London) and Musical Director at Accademia di Santa Cecilia (Rome); Giorgio Moroder, Music Producer and Composer –Academy Oscar Award Winner; Sylvester Stallone, Actor and Film Producer; Matilda R. Cuomo, frmr. New York State First Lady; Federico Faggin, Physician and Entrepreneur; Frank Serpico, NYPD Detective (ret.); Frank Mancuso, President and CEO of Paramount Pictures and MGM Studios (ret.).

Based on assignments as a ghost writer, he has also published several books anonymously (biographies, memoires, fantasy stories, and more) in the employ of private clients and companies: Italian, Italian-American, and Italian-Australian personalities as well as US and Italian governments' institutions. These include the NYPD; Italian government institutions, including ICE, Bank of Italy, the Chamber of Commerce, ANPS. Assignments that have also included clients at the United Nation's Permanent Observer of the Holy See, the Accademia Italiana della Cucina, the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) of NY.

Riccardo is father to three children. He splits his life between New York, Los Angeles and Italy where he works as biographer, ghostwriter and journalist, also in charge of the WLPO-The World Leading Personalities Organization, a charitable nonprofit organization home of the PrimiDieci Awards.

Riccardo Lo Faro: ph. +1 646-287-5901 – info@lifestoriesusa.com – www.lifestoriesusa.com

Where to find Riccardo Lo Faro online


Frank Serpico: 44 Anni Con Una Pallottola In Testa
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 4,840. Language: Italian. Published: August 16, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
Frank Serpico è stato il detective che sotto copertura ha dedicato la sua carriera a scoprire e poi denunciare la corruzione all'interno del Dipartimento di Polizia di New York. Un'operazione che lo ha portato ad essere odiato e scansato da quasi tutti i suoi colleghi tanto da essere anche colpito da un proiettile sul volto
Frank Serpico: 44 Years With A Bullet In My Head.
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 4,060. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » True Crime » White-collar crime
Here's a must-read conversation with celebrated former New York City Police Detective Frank Serpico. Serpico is the detective who went undercover to expose corruption in the New York City Police Department and was shot in the face. After 44 years this Medal of Honor Police Detective still carries a bullet in
Giorgio Moroder: His Path To World Success, His Memories And Suggestions To Excel In Life.
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 4,010. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation & inspiration
A conversation with Academy Award-winning producer & songwriter Giorgio Moroder. One of the leading DJs, songwriters, music producers of all times.
Francesco Vanni d’Archirafi: I Made It! Your Turn Now
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 4,290. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
Francesco Vanni d'Archirafi, “global head” of Citigroup Holdings, with 30+ years experience in Finance offers his insights in the world of the banking system: inspires and motivates young people and adults with his advice: Am I making the right decision? Are my choices aligned with what I envision my future to be? Am I going to be successful in what I am doing?".
Monica Mandelli: I Made It! Your Turn Now.
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 3,970. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Motivational, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Motivational
Her life’s path as award-winning business leader and her passionate commitment to advance women’s professional success: “The key to good work certainly must be values and high motivation. I have always been convinced that by moving money around, the big capital, it contributes to global growth. That money is put to work by investing in manufacturing companies, growing companies... read more!
Sylvester Stallone: I Made It! Your Turn Now
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 3,300. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment
You look at his movies, you see the strong and successful Rocky Balboa and Rambo... Sylvester Stallone, Sly to all his friends, went through truly tough times during all his youth. Physical problems, family abuses, and so on. Learn how he made it and start believing you can too!
Antonio Pappano: I Made It! Your Turn Now
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instruction & Study - Conducting, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Sir Antonio, Music Director of The Royal Opera House, London, and of the Conservatorio di Santa Cecilia of Rome, opens up with his life story and how he turn out to be one of the most famous orchestra directors in the world today. His story is that of a normal person, a story of passions, of ambitions, a story that teaches all of us that we can do it. Its' time to succeed!