gabrielle-bauer-travel-writer-400-croppedGabrielle Bauer obtained her Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and her Bachelor of Music in Composition, both from McGill University. Her career took several twists and turns after that, from composer and music teacher to translator and patent editor in Tokyo.

Over two decades ago, following a stint as managing editor for a healthcare publisher, Gabrielle launched her career as a freelance writer. She now divides her time between writing print and online articles and clinical materials for health professionals.

Gabrielle has received two National Magazine Awards (NMA), three Kenneth R. Wilson awards, and a Canadian Nurses Association Award for Excellence in Health Reporting. She has also written two books to date: Tokyo, My Everest, co-winner of the Canada-Japan Book Prize, and Waltzing The Tango, which was short-listed for the Edna Staebler award for creative nonfiction.

Gabrielle and her family recently moved to the Beaches area of Toronto. There’s something about living near the lake…