Discussions on resilience after loss, how to get your book published, and more at a beautiful spa in Mexico, not too far from San Diego, California.
A discussion on personal resilience, the ability to recover from illness, depression, and adversity.
In conversation with Lucia Cherciu (author, Immigrant Prodigal Daughter) and Diana Munger Hechler (author, Strolling with Your Elephant: Perfect Moments in Travel)
A special Women’s History Month event discussing moxie, perseverance, knowing your value, and willing your dreams to come true. In conversation with Hillary Knepp (Associate Provost for Student Success)
A writing retreat for women writers with Tembi Locke (author, From Scratch) and Abigail Santamaria (professional biographer and founding partner, Biography by Design)
A special Women’s History Month talk on Listen, World!
In conversation with Dr. Amy Milligan (Batten Endowed Associate Professor of Jewish Studies, Old Dominion University) as part of the Unsung SHEroes of History series, a celebration of American women whose contributions to history have gone unrecognized through the passage of time.
In conversation with Connie Schultz (columnist, USA Today), Soraya Chemaly (author, Rage Becomes Her), Dana Rubin (founder, Speaking While Female), Deborah Douglas (co-editor in chief, The Emancipator)
In conversation with former NY1 anchor Sharon Dizenhuz
In conversation with Julia Flynn Siler (author, The White Devil’s Daughters: The Women Who Fought Slavery in San Francisco’s Chinatown)
In conversation with Laura Mazer (literary agent, Wendy Sherman Associates)
In conversation with Liam O’Donoghue (host and producer of East Bay Yesterday podcast)
In conversation with my amazing co-author Julia Scheeres!
Panel discussion with author Janice Nimura (NEH Public Scholar and author of The Doctors Blackwell: How Two Pioneering Sisters Brought Medicine to Women and Women to Medicine)
In conversation with Kate Zernike (Pulitzer Prize-winning national correspondent for the New York Times and author of the forthcoming The Exceptions: Nancy Hopkins, MIT, and the Fight for Women in Science)
In conversation on grief and remembrance with Sara Seager (astrophysicist and author of The Smallest Lights in the Universe)
Janet Maslin (New York Times journalist and JBFC board president) leading a discussion with Pamela Paul (New York Times Opinion columnist and author of 100 Things We’ve Lost to the Internet) and Lisa Belkin (former New York Times columnist and author of the forthcoming Genealogy of A Murder: Four Generations. Three families. One Fateful Night) and with a special screening of the classic movie “His Girl Friday” with Cary Grant
A special evening with Sunny Hostin (co-host of ABC’s The View and author of Summer on the Bluffs)
In conversation on grief and remembrance with Gretchen Rubin (host of the award-winning podcast Happier with Gretchen Rubin)
In conversation with Liza Donnelly (New Yorker cartoonist and author of Very Funny Ladies: The New Yorker’s Women Cartoonists)
In conversation with Brooke Kroeger (founding director of the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute at NYU and author of the forthcoming Undaunted: How Women Changed American Journalism and Julie Golia (associate director of Manuscripts, Archives, and Rare Books at NYPL and the author of Newspaper Confessions: A History of Advice Columns in a Pre-Internet Age)
In conversation with Christina Baker Kline (author of The Exiles)
In conversation on grief and remembrance with Caroline Leavitt (New York Times bestselling author and co-founder of A Mighty Blaze)
In conversation with Leslie Gray Streeter (Baltimore Banner columnist and author of Black Widow: A Sad-Funny Journey Through Grief for People Who Normally Avoid Books with Words Like “Journey” in the Title)
In conversation with Kitty Kelley (celebrity biographer of Oprah: A Biography, The Family: The Real Story of the Bush Dynasty, and The Royals)
In conversation on grief and remembrance with Victoria Chang (New York Times poetry editor)
Free Webinar: “Valentine’s Day: Celebrating Our Partners and Keeping Their Memories Alive.”
In conversation on grief and remembrance with Priscilla Gilman (author of The Critic’s Daughter).
In conversation with Megan Twohey (Pulitzer prize-winning reporter with the New York Times) and Emma Hinchliffe (senior writer at Fortune)
An Intimate Conversation: “Lessons Learned: Understanding Our Enduring and Complicated Relationships with Loved Ones,” a revealing discussion with two preeminent women writers, Priscilla Gilman (author of The Critic’s Daughter) and Allison Gilbert (co-author, Listen, World! ).
In conversation with Kate Zernike (national correspondent with the New York Times and author of The Exceptions: Nancy Hopkins, MIT, and the Fight for Women in Science).
(This is a private event for Hearst Corporation employees-only)
A meaningful discussion on “The Challenges and Rewards of Researching Women for Writing and Family History” with A’Lelia Bundles (author of On Her Own Ground: The Life and Times of Madam C. J. Walker, now the Netflix series, Self Made, starring Octavia Spencer) and D. Joshua Taylor (NYG&B President)
In conversation with Betsy Prioleau (author of Diamond and Deadlines: A Tale of Greed, Deceit, and a Female Tycoon in the Gilded Age and Janice Kaplan (author of The Genius of Women From Overlooked to Changing the World).
East Hampton Library’s Authors Night is one of the most popular and celebrity-studded events of the Hamptons’ summer calendar. Authors Night features 100 authors across all genres.
In conversation with Brooke Warner (Co-Host of “Write-minded” podcast and Publisher of She Writes Press and SparkPress).
In conversation with Laura Mazer (literary agent, Wendy Sherman Associates) on each step of the publishing process from book idea to published book.
In conversation with Kimberly Voss (author and professor of journalism at the University of Central Florida) on the evolution of the women’s pages in newspapers.
Ask the Author: From Personal Story to Published Book. Join host Allison Gilbert, with special guest Meghan Riordan Jarvis, and ask them anything. Whether you are an aspiring author eager to land an agent, polishing your novel or non-fiction book proposal, or writing your first book, get your questions answered.
In conversation with Judy Lipson (author, Celebration of Sisters: It Is Never Too Late To Grieve), Sundari Malcolm (BIPOC grief educator and care curator, The Dinner Party), and Reid Peterson (creator, Grief Refuge) on navigating anxiety, depression, and guilt after loss.
A two-day, in-person workshop at the NYG&B’s offices to hone your family history and genealogy writing skills and learn how to pitch for publication.
Ask the Agent: Your Book. Here’s How.
Join host Allison Gilbert, with special literary agent Laura Mazer, and ask them anything. Ready to write your book, find your dream agent, and secure a publisher? Literary agent Laura Mazer will answer your questions.
In conversation with Barri Leiner Grant (founder, The Memory Circle) and Jenny Lisk (author, Future Widow) on grief and finding others who “get it.”
A Motherless Daughters Retreat in CT with Hope Edelman (author, Motherless Daughters and The AfterGrief).
Hope Edelman (author, Motherless Daughters and The AfterGrief), Charlene Lam (author, Curating Grief: A Creative Guide to Choosing What to Keep After a Loved One Dies), and Dr. Jason Troyer (author, Counseling Widowers) on grief and remembering loved ones during the holidays.
Ask the Author: Landing Book Deals and Writing Across
Join host Allison Gilbert, with special guest Jacquelyn Mitchard, and ask them anything. Whether you are an aspiring author eager to land an agent, polishing your novel or non-fiction book proposal, or writing your first book, get your questions answered.
A discussion on researching, writing, and selling women’s biographies.