The author's mother, grandmother and brother, 1921.
The author's mother, 1923.
Colette Gauthier Myles, born near Paris, is a long-time resident of the United States. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in English and American literature from the Sorbonne and a Master's Degree in library science from the University of California, Berkeley. She did additional graduate work in the English Department at Trinity College, Hartford, CT and in the French Department at the University of California, Berkeley. Born into a family of printers, she was always interested in printing, publishing and writing. While working and raising a family, she wrote poetry, short stories and articles and also studied photography. Her marriage to artist Glenn Myles ended in amicable divorce. Her career spans over thirty-five years as head of libraries in academic settings. In addition to the two books listed on this website, she has authored articles published in several journals and newsletters, notably an article dealing with the history of the French in San Francisco, published in The Argonaut: Journal of the San Francisco Museum and Historical Society. Her translation of a passage from a Moroccan novel was included in the anthology: Yardbird Reader.Volume 2, Al Young, editor.
Her photographs have appeared in the Berkeley Gazette, the San Francisco Chronicle, the Sonoma Index-Tribune, and on music album covers.
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