The multi-talented Gayleen Froese is a novelist, musician, and communications professional. Having lived in Saskatoon, Toronto, and Prince Albert, she now resides in Edmonton's historic Alberta Avenue district. She has also worked as a radio writer and talk show host, an advertising creative director, and a communications officer.
Froese was featured on Canadian Learning Television's A Total Write Off, and was the overall winner of BookTelevision's 3-Day Novel Contest, filmed over three days in 2007 at an Edmonton Chapters bookstore. She was also shortlisted in the overall 2007 International Three-Day Novel Contest. Her non-fiction and humour writing has appeared in publications including SEE Magazine, The Rat Creek Press, and The Session.
As a musician, Froese has released three albums and played showcases across Canada, including Toronto’s NXNE. Her debut CD, Obituary, won an Undiscovered Artist Award from CBC Radio.