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Passed and Present: On Widowhood

Join this urgent conversation on grief and remembrance with Tembi Locke and Jenny Lisk, who have both written about widowhood, and critically-acclaimed author Allison Gilbert.

Bring your most pressing questions to our next event in the Passed and Present conversation series. Host Allison Gilbert will host a new discussion the last Thursday of every month.

Join us for a very special event exclusively focused on widowhood. Whether you’ve lost your husband or life partner or you’re supporting someone who has, this conversation is for you. Bring your concerns and questions. We’re here to support and listen.

Tembi Locke is an accomplished actor and the author of From Scratch, a memoir about falling in love and losing her husband, now a limited series on Netflix. Tembi lives in Los Angeles with her daughter.

Jenny Lisk is the author of Future Widow: Losing My Husband, Saving My Family, and Finding My Voice and host of The Widowed Parent Podcast. Jenny lives in Washington State with her two children.

Allison Gilbert is co-author of the forthcoming book Listen, World!: How the Intrepid Elsie Robinson Became America's Most-Read Woman, the first biography of American writer Elsie Robinson (coming September 27, 2022). Her previous books include, Passed and Present: Keeping Memories of Loved Ones Alive. On Allison’s popular grief and resilience blog, she features Q & A’s with some of the most notable names in our culture today including, Arianna Huffington, Jon Stewart, and bestselling authors Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Dani Shapiro, and Susan Orlean. She is host of "Women Journalists of 9/11: Their Stories,” a 20-part documentary series produced in collaboration with the 9/11 Memorial & Museum. Featured journalists include Savannah Guthrie, Maggie Haberman, Linda Wertheimer, Dana Bash, and many others.

Please take a moment to follow her on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. She’s everywhere as “agilbertwriter."

The Passed and Present series, named after Gilbert’s inspiring book, is sponsored by For Grief, a platform created with a single goal in mind: to provide in one place the best and most trusted resources, support, and information available to begin the healing process. For Grief believes there’s always hope in a brighter tomorrow.

Registrants will be added to the For Grief and Reimagine e-newsletter lists.


Talk, Panel, & Conversation
Spirituality End-of-Life Planning Grief Isolation & Connection Living Fully