Roberta Gately

A nurse, humanitarian aid worker, and writer, Roberta Gately has served in war zones ranging from Africa to Afghanistan. She has written extensively on the subject of refugees for the Journal of Emergency Nursing, as well as a series of articles for the BBC Worlds News Online. She speaks regularly on the plight of the world’s refugees and displaced. 

Books by this Author

The Bracelet
Lipstick in Afghanistan


Author Revealed

Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. Singing

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. The many staff at the International Rescue Committee who devote every waking hour to saving refugees

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. Nursing

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Atticus Finch from "To Kill A Mockingbird"