Gabrielle divides her time between writing books, articles, and clinical materials for health professionals. She has received six national awards for her health journalism. She has written two books—Tokyo, My Everest, co-winner of the Canada-Japan Book Prize, and Waltzing The Tango, finalist in the Edna Staebler creative nonfiction award—and is working on two more.
WALTZING THE TANGO
“Lively, entertaining, and hilarious.” London Free Press
TOKYO, MY EVEREST
“Vivid, funny, and full of sharp observation.” Toronto Star
“A fantastic writer and a real pro.” Money Sense magazine
“By far the best writer I’ve ever worked with.” Working Well magazine
Post #11: Mother aya’s embrace Conoisseurs of ayahuasca, a hallucinogenic herb used by indigenous Amazonians, insist that the plant is not a drug. They say it’s a medicine—one that allows you to meet your own soul and transcend deep hurts, like a parent who molested you—and should only be taken as part of a sacred…