Andrew C. Schneider was born in Inglewood, California in 1971. He earned his B.A. in history at the University of Chicago in 1993 and his M.A. in history at Duke University in 1995. He presently works as an editorial assistant for Kiplinger Editors, Inc. and serves as a contributing editor to Point of Divergence, an amateur press association. Mr. Schneider lives in Fairfax, Virginia.