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Gail Benick

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Gail Benick is a writer and educator.. Her debut novel, The Girl Who Was Born That Way, was published by Inanna Publications and Education in 2015. Benick earned ann M. Phil. from the City University of New York and an M.Ed. from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto. She was a professor in  the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at Sheridan College in Oakville, Ontario where she offered a variety of courses on migration and the immigrant experience. Her recent publications include: “The Pickle Cellar,” Parchment. Contemporary Canadian Jewish Writing, No. 16 (2014); “Hawkeye,” Jewish (December, 2012); “Digital Storytelling and Diasporic Identities in Higher Education,” Collected Essays on Learning and Teaching, vol. V (2012); “Digital Storytelling and the Pedagogy of Human Rights,” Journal of Cultural Research in Art Education, vol. 29 (2011). For more information, please visit

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The Girl Who Was Born That Way. Inanna Publications and Education, Inc., 2015
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