Search - List of Books by Gayle Brandeis

Gayle Brandeis grew up in the Chicago area and has been writing poems and stories since she was four years old. She is the author of Fruitflesh: Seeds of Inspiration for Women Who Write (HarperOne), Dictionary Poems (Pudding House Publications), the novels The Book of Dead Birds (HarperCollins), which won Barbara Kingsolver's Bellwether Prize for Fiction in Support of a Literature of Social Change, Self Storage (Ballantine) and Delta Girls (Ballantine), and her first novel for young readers, My Life with the Lincolns (Holt).

Gayle's poetry, fiction and essays have appeared in numerous magazines and anthologies (such as Salon.com, The Nation, and The Mississippi Review) and have received several awards, including the QPB/Story Magazine Short Story Award, a Barbara Mandigo Kelly Peace Poetry Award, and a grant from the Barbara Deming Memorial Fund. Her essay on the meaning of liberty was one of three included in the Statue of Liberty’s Centennial time capsule in 1986, when she was 18. In 2004, the Writer Magazine honored Gayle with a Writer Who Makes a Difference Award.

Gayle holds a BA in “Poetry and Movement: Arts of Expression, Meditation and Healing” from the University of Redlands, and an MFA in Creative Writing/Fiction from Antioch University. She has taught at universities, libraries, community centers and writing conferences around the country; she is also on the national staff of the women's peace organization CODEPINK and is a founding member of the Women Creating Peace Collective. Gayle lives in Riverside, California and has a son in college, a daughter in high school, and a new baby boy.

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Total Books: 12
The Art of Misdiagnosis Surviving My Mother's Suicide
Delta Girls A Novel
2010 - Delta Girls a Novel (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780345492623
ISBN-10: 0345492625
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.1/5 Stars.
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My Life with the Lincolns
2010 - My Life with the Lincolns (Hardcover)Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780805090130
ISBN-10: 0805090134
Genres: Children's Books, Teen & Young Adult
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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My Life with the Lincolns
2010 - My Life with the Lincolns (Audio CD)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780307710369
ISBN-10: 030771036X
Genres: Children's Books, Teen & Young Adult
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Self Storage
2008 - Self Storage (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780345492616
ISBN-10: 0345492617
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
 10

Self Storage
2007 - Self Storage (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780345492609
ISBN-10: 0345492609
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Romance
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The Book of Dead Birds
2004 - The Book of Dead Birds (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780060528041
ISBN-10: 0060528044
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 19

Fruitflesh  Seeds of Inspiration for Women Who Write
2004 - Fruitflesh Seeds of Inspiration for Women Who Write (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780060587185
ISBN-10: 0060587180
Genres: Reference, Religion & Spirituality
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.
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The Book of Dead Birds  A Novel
2003 - The Book of Dead Birds a Novel (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780060528034
ISBN-10: 0060528036
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Substores
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
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Fruitflesh Seeds of Inspiration for Women Who Write
2002 - Fruitflesh Seeds of Inspiration for Women Who Write (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780062517241
ISBN-10: 0062517244
Genres: Reference, Religion & Spirituality
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
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