Miles Roston is a writer and director. Born in New York, he pursued a career in music production before turning to film. Miles has filmed in Africa, as well as the US, Asia, and Europe. His films have depicted the HIV/AIDS epidemic, the impact of the religious right in America or interreligious cooperation in Sierra Leone. The last five years in particular have witnessed him travelling extensively, working on the issue of children orphaned by HIV/AIDS. His own frustrations with all the surrounding issues, poverty, family and community breakdowns, and others, led him to seek out the people in this book, to see what can be effectively done to make a world of difference.
Miles’ first book, Kevin’s Questions, about AIDS orphan Kevin Sumba, a Kenyan boy Miles met on his travels through Africa, was published by Exisle in 2006.