September 8, Emily’s Walk for Hope, Lakeview Commons, 1004 Lakeview Avenue, South Lake Tahoe, California 96150. Gayle will be speaking at the kickoff for this walk for suicide prevention at 10am. 

Sepember 15, Nevada Humanities Lit Crawl. Gayle will be joining other writers from 12pm-8pm for readings and other literary shenanigans around Midtown Reno. Watch for Gayle doing poetry slam as Emily Dickinson at the after-crawl Poetryaoke!

October 26, 6:30pm. Gayle will be reading at City Lit in her sweet hometown, Chicago. 

October 28, 2pm. Gayle will be reading at Anderson Bookshop’s LaGrange location.

November 2-3UCLA 23rd Annual Review of Psychiatry and Psychopharmacology Update, UCLA Meyer and Renee Luskin Conference Center. Gayle will be presenting a paper on “Writing About Trauma as Both Catharsis and Art” November 2 at 9:45am as part of a panel on Writing, Language, and the Brain.