ANITA GAIL is a visual artist, storyteller and writer born and raised in Albany, Georgia. Her Fine Arts degree is from Guilford College in Greensboro, NC. Writing and illustrating children’s stories lead Anita to oral tradition storytelling and working in Bay Area schools as an artist-in-residence, in addition to tailoring storytelling programs for libraries, corporations and private clients.

Publications include ~ Gardening Among Friends, Practical Essays by Master Gardeners, Edited by Barbara J. Euser; gardening articles for The Marin Independent Journal, an essay for Left Coast Writers Roadwork, and articles for The Women’s Eye website.

Anita’s work-in-progress debut novel/screenplay, PEACH SEED MONKEY was a Novella semi-finalist in the William Faulkner-William Wisdom Creative Writing Competition. Anita lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her  husband and their teenage daughter.