Gail Shepherd

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Industry Arts
Occupation Writer
Location Atlantis, Florida, United States
Introduction Children's novelist (middle grade science fantasy and magic realism), repped by agent Kristin Miller-Vincent at D4EO. One-time journalist, teacher, slow food advocate, now working in the education industry. I post once a week, usually Sunday. Thanks for dropping by!
Interests children's lit, world lit, writing technique, great books, fiction, poetry, teaching, food, travel, life
Favorite Movies Pan's Labyrinth, Wings of Desire, Days of Heaven, Blue Valentine, Satyajit Ray, Kurasawa, 8 1/2, Shoot the Piano Player, Agnes Varda, Lawrence of Arabia, Casablanca, Jane Eyre, Precious, Winter's Bone, Black Swan, Half Nelson, The Fantastic Mr. Fox, Let the Right One In, The Messenger, so many others.
Favorite Music Johnny Cash to Cole Porter
Favorite Books Loving, The Marquise of O, Higher Power of Lucky, Eloise, Game of Thrones, Zoo City, Skellig, Heart of Darkness, The Kneebone Boy, Artemis Fowl, Going after Cacciato, Freak the Mighty, Dark Water, Feed, The Liar's Club, His Dark Materials, Chekhov's stories, Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, E.B. White, Markus Zusak, Austen, Thomas Hardy, Junot Diaz, Harriet the Spy, Ogden Nash, Madeline, Jim Copp & Ed Brown Tales, Virginia Woolf, Joseph Heller, so many more.

The squish of mud between your toes; how would you live your life as a frog?

Eyes on the flies.