Creating a Grief Community with Co-Founder of Modern Loss, Rebecca Soffer (The New York Times)
Rebecca Soffer is cofounder of Modern Loss, which offers creative content and community addressing the long arc of grief. She is the coauthor of "Modern Loss: Candid Conversation About Grief. Beginners Welcome" (Harper Wave, 2018), which The Strategist named a best book on loss for a younger generation. She has spoken nationally on loss and resilience at Chicago Ideas Week, HBO, Capital One, and Amazon.
Her writing has appeared in outlets such as The New York Times, Marie Claire, Glamour and NBC. Today we discuss the loss of both of her parents within 4 years. She lost her mom in an accident and her dad to a heart attack at 30 and 34. @modernloss Rebecca is a former producer for The Colbert Report and a Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism alumna. Rebecca lives in New York City and the Berkshires with her husband, two young sons, and labradoodle. "The Modern Loss Handbook," an interactive guide through loss and resilience (Running Press, 2021) will be out soon! Subscribe to the Modern Loss Substack newsletter!
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