Gaylene Gould

Gaylene Gould

Author

Gaylene Gould has travelled the world finding and sharing stories. She’s unearthed cinematic gems in Zanzibar and along the Cannes croisette, staged live theatrical experiences in car parks, secretively interviewed sex workers in Amsterdam’s Red Light District and been published in several anthologies. Now she concentrates on what she loves and does best – writing, talking and listening. She writes short, long fiction and plays, presents documentaries and cultural reviews for Radio 4 and works as a creative coach with writers, artists and the trailblazing The School of Life. Her mission is to to excavate the quiet truths within ourselves and wider society.

Writing credits:
The Sacrifice X-24 Unclassified anthology
13 Conversations about Art and Cultural Race Politics, Artexte,
The Stories Within The Songs, Creativity, Money, Love Anthology
Interior Dialogues – regular column Writers Hub

Key Broadcast Credits
BBC Radio – Front Row / The Film Show/The Strand
Modern Day Griots, Documentary BBC Radio 4 Presenter
Cousins, Documentary ITV Director
The White Job, Documentary VPRO TV Director
50 Films To See Before You Die – Presenter, Granada TV

Awards
Winner 2012 – Commonword Writing 4 Children

Gaylene Gould @gaylene_g

Got chills reading AND reviewing @pjmendez_ cracking debut novel on @BBCFrontRow. Brilliant work Paul & @dialoguebooks. A read of the year

The “cricket test” has been replaced by the “Covid test”. I know who I’m cheering for #UKvsTheRestOfTheWorld

This is an iconic pic. Thankyou @AshantiOmkar . Before we all run back out into the world, we must make time for grieving and healing.

Ty. The grieving has begun. Your happy music, sweet soul and warm hugs will live on. 4x susceptible - 4x missed ♥️https://www.theguardian.com/music/2020/may/07/ty-mercury-prize-nominated-uk-rapper-dies-aged-47-of-coronavirus

Great. Now what’s the release plan for UK ‘film of the year’ Rocks @AltitudeFilms or have I missed news on this?

Free Dee Rees short!!! https://twitter.com/irisprize/status/1248204525384720384

Free Coaching&Mentoring sessions by the amazing @GemmaBaxtee @SuzanneGorman2 & @gaylene_g offered to 8 Slough based creatives. Please share with your networks & apply through the link below. Deadline 8th April. @CPPnetwork @ace_southeast @SloughCouncil https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/H5MTKJB?mc_cid=a04187658c&mc_eid=339a7eb565

Why we ALL should lobby @RishiSunak RIGHT NOW to honour self-employed salaries for everyone who qualifies but especially those working in the creative sector (a thread) #SelfEmployedMatterToo @justinesimons1

With the assistance of @lightindustry, @ScreenSlate, & other community partners, we have started a fund that can be accessed by cinema workers whose hours have been curtailed bc of the COVID-19 closures & who are not being otherwise compensated.

Pls give

https://www.gofundme.com/f/cinema-worker-solidarity-fund

2020 Tonic Awards postponed and will be celebrating later in the year https://www.whatsonstage.com/london-theatre/news/tonic-awards-2020-postponed_51201.html?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=17march2020