Join Rebecca Soffer, coauthor of Modern Loss: Candid Conversation About Grief. Beginners Welcome., and a lineup of local Berkshire writers for an evening of community and provocative storytelling about grief — the good, the bad, the ugly, and the hilarious.
Joey Chernila, host of the Berkshires live storytelling series “Inkless”
Jane Larkworthy, beauty writer and food blogger, The Fraudulent Chef
Courtney Maum, author of the novels Touch and I Am Having So Much Fun Here Without You, and founder of the collaborative creative retreat, The Cabins
Emily Rapp Black, professor and author, The Still Point of the Turning World
Hannah Van Sickle, freelance writer (Berkshire Magazine, Refinery29, Modern Loss)
Rebecca Soffer is the co-founder and CEO of Modern Loss, a publication and community offering candid original essays and resources on loss. She is also coauthor of Modern Loss: Candid Conversation About Grief. Beginners Welcome. (Harper Wave, 2018) which debuted as a #1 new release on Amazon. Rebecca is a former producer for the Peabody Award-winning Colbert Report. She is a nationally recognized presenter on the topics of loss and resilience and has spoken at Chicago Ideas Week, Kripalu, The Commonwealth Club, and HBO, and has been published in a variety of media including The New York Times, Marie Claire, Cosmopolitan and Refinery29. She is a graduate of Emory University and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. Rebecca lives in New York City and the Berkshires with her husband and two young children.
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