Questions asked by my readers:
What relaxes you?
Long distance swimming, playing the flute
Mac and cheese, warm cake a la mode
DH Lawrence, Sue Monk Kidd, Ayn Rand, John Steinbeck, Paulo Coelho, JD Salinger
Bach, anything coffee-house acoustic, most anything from the 70s
Any Tom Hanks movie...Wilson!!!
Any PBS-BBC series and BBC news
What would surprise people?
I'm a science and math nerd
The superpower you would like?
I've never used an ATM
There's something else
Your life in 5 words?
It's been an amazing journey
Your definition of bliss?
Being with Art in Bali
Deeply loyal, very honest, a quick study
No-so best qualities?
Impatience, very private
Core values in life?
Responsibility, productivity, curiosity, love
If you want to add to the list, just click here to email me!
Gail is the author of The Lumby series, which includes
The Lumby Lines
, Stealing Lumby
, Lumby's Bounty
, The Promise of Lumby
, Lumby on the Air
(all originally published by Penguin Random House), Lost in Lumby
(2017), and Between Lumby and God
Additionally, she and her late husband, artist Art Poulin (www.artpoulin.com
collaboratively wrote and illustrated Finding Happiness in Simplicity
, hardcover Globe Pequot Press.
Gail was born and raised in Rye, New York. She studied at the University of London before returning to Skidmore College where she
earned her BA in English Education. She completed her MBA at the University of Connecticut, with graduate work done at Harvard University.
Prior to changing her life and becoming a novelist, Gail had a successful career in 'corporate America' holding senior executive and
upper management positions in several Fortune 500 and start-up corporations, while working and living extensively throughout the world.
After Art unexpectedly passed away in 2018, Gail stepped out of the public eye and moved to Naples, Florida, where she continues
her passions of long-distance swimming, golf, writing, and playing the flute. She is an active member in Mensa, and manages the
company, Lazygoose USA, and foundation that canopy the individual and collective artistic assets of her and her husband.
Gail is also a graphic design artist (www.gailrfraser.com
represented by MGL, out of London, England, and is licensed internationally.