Allison Gilbert is a Senior Writer for the CPTC. Allison is also the author of several books, including Passed and Present, Parentless Parents, and Always Too Soon. She is co-editor of Covering Catastrophe, the definitive historical record of how broadcast journalists covered 9/11. Allison’s work has been featured in The New York Times, The Atlantic, and HuffPost, and on FOX, NPR, CNN, MSNBC, CBS, and ABC. Allison’s writing and expertise have also appeared in O, the Oprah Magazine, The Washington Post, Real Simple, TODAY.com. and CNN.com. On her popular grief and resilience blog, she features Q & A’s with some of the most notable names in our culture today including, Jon Stewart, Arianna Huffington, Soledad O’Brien, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., and New York Times bestselling authors Gretchen Rubin, Dani Shapiro, Joyce Maynard, and Christina Baker Kline. She and her husband live in New York and have two teenagers. You can learn more by visiting www.allisongilbert.com.