Gayle Erickson is a proud Colorado native and graduate of Colorado College. She spent several years as an English teacher in Tokyo, Japan, before returning to the United States and working in the software industry. In 2017, her debut novel, Grannie Panties Are UnderRated, was published. She is currently working on her second novel, and during quarantine began accepting freelance work as a web content writer and English tutor. Gayle and her husband live in suburban Denver and have twins in college. In her free time she enjoys hiking with her two dogs and reading good books with a hearty glass of wine.