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Gail is a writer, reader and reviewer and lives in Hout Bay, a suburb of Cape Town, South Africa. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Rhodes University and a Post-Grad teaching Diploma from UCT.

Her interests include being part of a fortnightly writers’ group, reading and reviewing novels particularly by fellow South African writers, following the South African political scene, mentoring teenagers, supporting Cape Town City Ballet, enjoying music, theatre and swimming in the sea no matter what the temperature. Gail has completed a number of creative writing courses with allaboutwriting and was mentored by  Jo-Anne Richards and Richard Beynon.

The Gilbride/Bohle family is made up of Hanns, Kirsten, Xena the warrior princess and Archie, the local ginger stud.

In 1976, Gail was completing her Politics Major at Rhodes University. Soweto – June 1976, was one of the many traumatic events which inspired her to write Under the African Sun.

Copies of Under the African Sun are available from…

  • Exclusive Books
  • Wordsworth
  • Xavier Nagel – distributor
  • Amazon
  • CactusRain
  • From Gail herself 🙂
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