Gayla Marty grew up on a farm in east central Minnesota and studied journalism at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, including a year at the Université de Tunis in Tunisia, North Africa. She holds an M.F.A. in creative writing from the University of Minnesota and has written many short articles, two plays, and readings for liturgy and worship. Her first book, Memory of Trees: A Daughter's Story of a Family Farm, was published by University of Minnesota Press in April 2010. She lives in Minneapolis and works as a writer and editor with an interest in culture, agriculture, and natural history.
To schedule readings or signings for Memory of Trees, contact Gayla directly at email@example.com.
Photo by Patrick O'Leary, 2010