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Gabrielle Myers


photo of people on street in Madrid wearing anonymous masks, holding electronic devices and a sign "Verdad" (Truth)
“Anonymous for the Voiceless” vegan protest on a Saturday in Madrid

We Live Here (Madrid)

photo in Lavapiés neighborhood of Madrid showing handpainted resistance signs hanging from balconies
Residents protesting gentrification

Protest/Plaza Del Sol

photo of protest on the streets of Madrid featuring colorful outfits, nudity, bicycles
Bikers protest for new bike lanes in the central plaza in Madrid


Gabrielle is an Associate Professor of English at San Joaquin Delta College, writer, and chef living in the Sacramento Valley of California. She holds an M.A. in English from the University of California at Davis and an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from Saint Mary’s College. Gabrielle’s memoir, Hive-Mind, which details her time on an organic farm, is published by Lisa Hagan Books and available on Amazon. Here is a link to a review of her book in Edible East Bay: Her poems, essays, and articles have been published in professional journals and in literary and popular magazines. She coauthored a nutrition book, The New Prostate Cancer Nutrition Book. Access links to her poems, essays, interviews, and seasonal recipe blog through her website.

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