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Andrew Aydin

Biography

Andrew Aydin

Andrew Aydin, an Atlanta native, currently serves in Rep. John Lewis’ Washington, D.C. office handling telecommunications and technology policy as well as new media. Previously, he served as communications director and press secretary during Rep. Lewis’ 2008 and 2010 re-election campaigns, as district aide to Rep. John Larson, and as special assistant to Connecticut Lt. Governor Kevin Sullivan. Andrew is a graduate of the Lovett School in Atlanta, Trinity College in Hartford, and Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.

His first graphic novel, MARCH, Book One --- co-authored with Congressman John Lewis --- was a 2014 ALA Coretta Scott King Author Honor Book.

Andrew Aydin

Books by Andrew Aydin

illustrated by Nate Powell written by John Lewis and Andrew Aydin - Graphic Novel, Memoir, Nonfiction

Opening on the morning of President Obama’s inauguration in January 2009, MARCH is a vivid first-hand account of Congressman John Lewis's lifelong struggle for civil and human rights, meditating in the modern age on the distance traveled since the days of Jim Crow and segregation. Rooted in Lewis's personal story, it also reflects on the highs and lows of the broader civil rights movement.