Geri Gale (she/her) writes and draws at night and on the weekends. Her award-winning books include In the Closet: A Triad (American Fiction Award, LGBTQ+ Fiction Finalist; IAN Book of the Year, LGBTQ+ Fiction Finalist; A Notable 100 Book in the 2022 Shelf Unbound Best Indie Book; Foreword Indies Book Award, LGBTQ+ Fiction Finalist); Patrice: a poemella (Silver IPPY: LGBTQ+ Fiction, Independent Publisher Book); Alex: The Double-Rescue Dog (National Indie Excellence, Picture Book, Finalist); and Waiting: prosepoems (Dancing Girl Press). Her prose, poetry, and drawings have appeared in several magazines. She is a Moth StorySLAM winner who performed in the Moth Seattle Grand Slam. On Instagram, 60 readers read her novel In the Closet: A Triad from their very own closets.