Armand Rosamilia, organizer behind the Authors Supporting our Troops event, is interviewed by Loren Rhoads.
Last month, I discovered a charity collecting books for America’s soldiers overseas. I sent a handful of Morbid Curiosity Cures the Blues — and have watched the project getting bigger all the time. I was curious about it, so I decided to interview the brains behind it, Armand Rosamilia.
What’s the history of Authors Support Our Troops?
The idea for the actual event came from author Joe McKinney, who did a similar idea last year. He knew a soldier overseas and collected books from authors to ship. I gave him a few books. When I read an old interview with him talking about it, I asked if he was going to do it again. Luckily the soldier was no longer overseas, but I asked if I could pick up the ball and run with it. He thought it was a good idea. I thought it was…
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