Meet the Author: Gabrielle Birkner

Author Bio and Details

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Gabrielle Birkner is the co-founder and executive editor of Modern Loss. She is a graduate of Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, and writes regularly for national newspapers and magazines. A journalist and digital content strategist, she has served as managing editor at JTA, director of digital media at the Forward, and features editor at The New York Sun. Gabrielle lives in Los Angeles with her husband and two children.

Books by Gabrielle Birkner

Modern Loss

Candid Conversation About Grief. Beginners Welcome.

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Presenting a twenty-first century guide to navigating grief, Rebecca Soffer and Gabrielle Birkner's Modern Loss, inspired by their successful website of the same name, takes a fresh and even humorous approach to how we talk about and interact with loss, featuring a series of candid original essays and practical how-to's.  More »

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