Andy Rogers is the Assistant Chair of English at the Dunwoody Campus of Perimeter College at Georgia State University and the Co-Coordinator of the Georgia State University Prison Education Project. He co-founded the Lost Southern Voices Festival in 2017. Rogers's scholarly work has been cited in the New York Times bestselling Salinger by David Shields and Shane Salerno, and he is currently working on a film script with author David Shields. He obtained his B.A. from the University of Texas and his Ph.D. from the University of Alabama.