Erin Solaro


Erin Solaro is the author of Women in the Line of Fire (Seal, 2006), based on her experiences as a journalist and researcher embedded with combat troops in Iraq and Afghanistan. Her work has appeared everywhere from the Marine Corps Gazette and the US Naval Institute’s Proceedings to the Seattle Weekly, Christian Science Monitor, and Baltimore Sun. She writes The Woman Citizen blog for the Seattle Post-Intelligencer.

Erin was raised in the American Midwest and has lived in Malaysia. She received her B.A. in History from Indiana University and her M.A. in Military Science and Diplomacy from Norwich University. She has been a reserve lieutenant in the US Army, a professional dog trainer, a secretary, an insurance agent, and a program director for an international post-graduate management institute.

Erin lives with her husband, writer Philip Gold.

Erin is best reached by email at or She can also be found on Facebook.

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This member has not published any books.