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Gayle Romasanta received her BFA, Creative Writing, from San Francisco State University and MFA, Writing, from California College of the Arts. Her work as a writer and editor has been published in newspapers, magazines, books, online, and featured in radio and television programs on KQED, KPFA, ABS-CBN, WB, NBC and FOX news affiliates. Her first children’s book, “Beautiful Eyes” (Meritage Press 2012) is formally part of the curriculum for the San Francisco Unified School District Filipino English Language Program. Currently, she is an education writer and a freelance managing editor for the McClatchy Company.

Her theater and musical work as a violinist has been shown in venues and events internationally, such as Litquake, San Francisco’s Literary Festival, National Public Radio, Houston Asian American Music Festival, San Francisco Asian American Jazz Festival, and the Cultural Center of the Philippines. Photos from her 2008 musical, Love in the Time of Breast Cancer, can also been seen on kiosks throughout Market Street, San Francisco, as part of the San Francisco Arts Commission theater campaign. Most recently, she co-composed and recorded music for the 2014 Google Philippines OFW campaign commercial.