Dancing with Crows Book Launch
Join poet, editor, and educator, Allie Rigby, in conversation with author Gayle Baird in this virtual book launch by Elyssar Press!
Dancing with Crows is a tale of love, loss and redemption. As Laila navigates her way through college and a rollercoaster relationship with Adam, she finds there are some demons she must face. Following her heart, she travels to Cape Cod, where she finds more than she bargained for.
March 11, 2023 at 10amPST/7 pm GMT/8 pm EET
Gayle Baird is a writer and artist based in Edinburgh, Scotland. She achieved her BA in Drama at Exeter University and an MFA in Film Directing at Edinburgh College of Art. She has worked in theatre, film and illustration. Gayle studied shamanism with shamans from Brazil, France and the UK and spent time healing with the Shipibo-Conibo shamans of Peru. She is passionate about the transformative power of storytelling. Dancing with Crows is her first novel.
Allie Rigby is a San Francisco Bay Area poet and educator. Her writing has been published in Parentheses Journal, PostScript Magazine, Manzano Mountain Review, Living on Earth Radio, and more. In 2020, she received a Pushcart Prize nomination and a Best of the Net nomination for one of her poems.
Rigby earned a master’s degree in English: Creative Writing from San Francisco State University. In 2022, she accepted a Fulbright grant to teach creative writing in Romania. When not teaching, she researches contemporary mental health memoirs and is an active member of MELUS.
Moonscape for a Child is her first book of poetry (Krakow: Bored Wolves, 2023).