Charles Sheehan-Miles

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Charles Sheehan-Miles (b. Atlanta, Georgia, United States, 1971) is an American writer and veterans' advocate.

Sheehan-Miles grew up in Atlanta. He served in the United States Army in the 1991 Persian Gulf War as a tank crewman in the 24th Infantry Division and was decorated for valor for helping rescue fellow tank crewmen from a burning tank during the Battle of Rumaila.

After the Gulf War, he became affiliated with numerous advocacy organizations, including serving as executive director of the National Gulf War Resource Center, as executive director of the Nuclear Policy Research Institute (an the organization founded by Helen Caldicott), as a board member at the Education for Peace in Iraq Center and as the founder/executive director of Veterans for Common Sense.

He is the author of multiple novels:

  • Prayer at Rumayla (2001) (ISBN 978-0979411403), released under a creative commons license in 2007.
  • Republic: A Novel of America's Future (2007) (ISBN 9780979411427)
  • Insurgent: Book 2 of America's Future (2012)
  • Just Remember to Breathe (2012)
  • A Song for Julia (2012)
  • The Last Hour (2013)
  • Nocturne (2013) (with Andrea Randall)
  • Falling Stars (2013)
  • Girl of Lies (2013)
  • Girl of Rage (2014)
  • Girl of Vengeance (2014)

Several of his novels have been translated into German and Spanish, and A Song for Julia is scheduled for publication in translation by Turkish publisher Yabanci Yayinlari


  • Diane Rehm Show - Mental Health and Military Service in Iraq
  • [1] - CNN Presents "Fit to Kill" - interview with Charles Sheehan-Miles
  • [2] - Techdirt: Author Gives Away Book for free
  • DailyKos - Fictional nightmare, or a prophecy about our future?
  • - 'Meria with Charles Sheehan-Miles - Veterans for Common Sense & the News' (archived interview broadcast September 15, 2004)
  • [3] - Yabanci Yayinlari Upcoming titles
  • [4] - November 11, 2009 Interview on All Things Considered
  • [5] - The Dianne Rehm Show, Mental Health and Iraq
  • [6] - CSPAN Washington Journal, August 5, 1995

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