J.R. ROGERS IS A LITERARY HISTORICAL THRILLER NOVELIST OF ESPIONAGE
AND FOREIGN INTRIGUE.
Settings and exotic locales that have caught his attention, and become the setting for his novels, have included Cayenne, former French Guiana; Montevideo, Uruguay; Dinard, France; Famagusta, Northern Cyprus; Novorossiysk, Russia and Asmara, former Italian Eritrea, the setting for his latest novel.
He is also a prolific short story writer a number of which have been published in various literary publications and/or online sites, including Steam Ticket: A Third Coast Review, The Legendary, The Copperfield Review, Outside In Literary & Travel Magazine, Driftwood Press Literary Journal, River & South Review, and others.
Over the years the peripatetic author has held a number of positions, working for the Central Intelligence Agency, a government relations firm, an international efficiency consultancy and a Los Angeles-based defense contractor. Besides writing fiction his interests include art, culture, gender equality, indie film, and photography.
An avid reader he holds a B.A. in French literature from Georgia Southern University – Armstrong Campus, studied information management at The American University and short story writing at the University of California, Irvine, Division of Continuing Education.
He has lived in Canada, Europe and West Africa and now lives with his long-time partner in southern California.