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Passed and Present: Processing Your Grief Through Writing

Passed and Present: Processing Your Grief Through Writing
Join this meaningful conversation on writing and grief with New York Times bestselling author Caroline Leavitt and Passed and Present host Allison Gilbert.

Author Allison Gilbert hosts a new discussion every month. This month, Caroline Leavitt will share writing advice on how to most effectively and artfully share your story. She’ll also discuss the therapeutic benefits of writing through sadness and loss. All are welcome!

Caroline Leavitt is a bestselling author of 12 novels, a writing teacher for UCLA Extension Writers’ Program Extension, and the co-founder of A Mighty Blaze, an organization to connect readers and writers. Caroline is a New York Foundation of the Arts Fellow and a Sundance Screenwriters Lab Finalist. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, New York Magazine, The Millions, Real Simple, Salon, and more.

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.

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


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