Gale Martin has been writing creatively for seven years and won several prestigious awards for short fiction including Writers-Editors Network, Scratch Magazine, and Writers Weekly. Her work has appeared in publications such as The Christian Science Monitor, Sirens Magazine, Duck & Herring Company’s Pocket Field Guide, and The Giggle Water Review and in several anthologies.
She published her debut novel DON JUAN IN HANKEY, PA, in 2011 with Booktrope Editions, and contemporary and humorous retelling of the Don Juan legend and Don Giovanni.
She also blogs about opera at Operatoonity.com and is an accredited opera reviewer for Bachtrack.com, an online site featuring classical performance worldwide. She holds a master of arts in creative writing from Wilkes University and lives in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, both of which richly inform her writing.
She is available for writing workshops, book club appearances, literary festivals, and readings and signings.
Industry Expertise (2)
Writing and Editing
Areas of Expertise (1)
Publishing and Creative Writing
Wilkes University: Master of Arts, Creative Writing 2010
Penn State Great Valley: M.M., Master of Management 1996
Wendy Neuhs, Activities Director | B'nai B'rith, Senior Living Center
Gale Martin provided a lovely afternoon of readings from her new novel for residents. They really enjoyed it as did the staff. In addition to being a talented writer she is a wonderful actress.
Event Appearances (5)
An Author Riffs on Opera
"Bibliomania" on BCTV Reading, PA
An Afternoon with Gale Martin
Book reading and Q&A Jewish Cultural Center, Reading, PA
Meet Don Juan in Hankey, PA
Book reading and signing B'nai B'rith Senior Center
Author Event at the Wise Owl
Book reading, Q&A, and signing The Wise Owl Bookstore, West Reading, PA
Author reading, book signing, and reception Lynden Gallery, Elizabethtown, PA
Sample Talks (1)
Book reading, signing, & Q&A
Program takes about an hour and a half and includes a hearty Q&A for audience members.
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- Author Appearance