Story Behind the Book column.

  Podcast, Grieving-Ish, Part 2.


For more interviews, reviews, and Lisa's guest posts about Starting with Goodbye, visit Media Mentions.

"Romeo's honest, hopeful story will strike a meaningful chord with those who've been prompted to reconsider their relationships or themselves after a death."
Click here to read the full Publishers Weekly review and here for PW's Spotlight interview with Lisa

“Lisa's lovely writing and startling insights lead you into deeper territory, as she wrestles with questions of identity, mortality, and the vagaries of love.”
— Christina Baker Kline
, New York Times #1 bestselling author of Orphan Train and A Piece of the World

Online buzz...

  BG's Story Behind the Book colum.

Read an excerpt at Next Avenue.


Lisa writes about "The Unpredictability of Grief" at Covey Club.



  • Brevity: Starting with Goodbye "shatters grief myths."
  • Literary Mama: "...a provocative look at the grieving process, unstinting in self-examination, authentic in its exploration of complex family relationships..."

More events this summer

Tuesday, July 23
#LitChat, Twitter Event

Wednesday, August 8 
Western CT State University MFA Program
Danbury, CT (Evening reading open to public)

Thursday, August 16 
Clinton Book Shop, Clinton, NJ. In conversation with grief counselor Vince Corso 

Friday- Sunday, August 24-26
Hippocamp: Conference for Creative Nonfiction Writers
Lancaster, PA

Order via an independent bookstore.




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