January 23, 6:30pm Gayle will be Reading, in Conversation, and Signing with Devin Galaudet (author of 10,000 Miles with My Dead Father’s Ashes), Sundance Books, 121 California Ave, Reno, NV.


February 3, 12-2pm Gayle will be teaching a free workshop, “Writing About Grief”, at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Northern Nevada, 780 Del Monte, Reno, NV. To register, please email Sylvia Willard at sylviajwillard (at)


February 9, 7:30pm Gayle will be part of an amazing Writers with Drinks lineup at the Make Out Room, 3225 22nd St., San Francisco CA.


February 16, 4:45pm Gayle will be on the “Creative Practice” panel at the Johnston Renewal,  University of Redlands, 1200 E Colton Ave, Redlands, CA 


March 2, 5pm Gayle will be one of the 40+ authors at the Authors on the Move banquet to benefit the Sacramento Public Library Foundation, Hyatt Regency Sacramento downtown, 1209 L St, Sacramento, CA.


March 27, 6pm Gayle will be part of the fabulous Zoetic Press reading at AWPRontoms, 600 E. Burnside St. Portland, OR.


March 29, 4:45pm Gayle will be part of a panel on “Collective Stories: Memoirists on Stories Not Solely Their Own” with an inspiring group of women writers at AWP Portland, D139-140, Oregon Convention Center, Level 1.