Passed and Present: Parent Loss
This month, author Priscilla Gilman will share the complex relationship she had with her father and how their complicated relationship impacted her grief. Bring your most pressing questions. All are welcome!
Priscilla Gilman is the author of the just-released book, The Critic's Daughter, A Memoir, and The Anti-Romantic Child: A Memoir of Unexpected Joy. Priscilla writes about literature, parenting, autism, and education. She also reviews fiction and literary non-fiction for many publications including the Daily Beast, The New York Times Book Review, The Chicago Tribune, and Real Simple.
Allison Gilbert is co-author of Listen, World!: How the Intrepid Elsie Robinson Became America's Most-Read Woman, the first biography of American writer Elsie Robinson. She is also the author of 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 Allison’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.
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